You can get from Birmingham to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||87 miles (140 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£17 - £40|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £17 • 3 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £40 • 2 h 43 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 87 miles (140 km) by coach or train between Birmingham and Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Cambridge.
There are 2 ways that you can travel between Birmingham and Cambridge. You can take a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Cambridge. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.
This is compared to other travel options to Cambridge:
A coach journey is usually £23 less than a journey to Cambridge by train, which costs on average £40 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 43 min.
There are alternative travel options to Cambridge that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Cambridge by coach can take on average 3 h 40 min.
Cambridge is approximately 87 miles (140 km) away from Birmingham.
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Cambridge is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Cambridge from Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Cambridge:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Cambridge, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between Birmingham and Cambridge with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cambridge as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Cambridge.
When planning your trip between Birmingham and Cambridge, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Cambridge online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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