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from Cambridge to York

You can get from Cambridge to York by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cambridge to York on 18 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00Cambridge2h30 13:30York
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10:25Cambridge9h02 19:27York
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10:00Cambridge2h31 12:31York
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08:27Cambridge3h03 11:30York
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08:23Cambridge North2h28 10:51York
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Travel Information from Cambridge to York

distanceDistance131 miles (211 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 9 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 2 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Thameslink

Travel 131 miles (211 km) by coach or train from Cambridge to York. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Thameslink among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cambridge to York.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cambridge to York

Travel to York easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to York.

How do I go from Cambridge to York?

There are 2 ways to get from Cambridge to York: coach or train.

How do I get from Cambridge to York the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cambridge to York, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to York:

A coach is £38 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cambridge to York costing on average £57.

What is the fastest way to get from Cambridge to York?

The fastest way to get to York from Cambridge is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 32 min.

There are alternative travel options to York that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 2 min.

How many miles from Cambridge to York would I travel?

The distance from Cambridge to York is approximately 131 miles (211 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cambridge to York?

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to York is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cambridge and York as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Cambridge and in York?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cambridge to York:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road and arrive in York, Train Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Cambridge to York.

Which travel operators can get me from Cambridge to York?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to York, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to York by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cambridge to York for £18.
  • Travel with Thameslink for trains to York. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thameslink Cambridge to York tickets on Omio for £57.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to York from Cambridge ends?

Your journey from Cambridge to York doesn't have to end in York. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Edinburgh to your Cambridge to York trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from York today!

When should I book a ticket between Cambridge and York online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cambridge to York, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £18 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £57 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to York from Cambridge online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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