You can get from Edinburgh to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||291 miles (469 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£33 - £117|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £33 • 14 h|
|Fastest mode||Train • £117 • 4 h 17 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or London North Eastern Railway|
Travel 291 miles (469 km) by coach or train between Edinburgh and Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Edinburgh to Cambridge.
There are 2 travel options from Edinburgh to Cambridge: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Cambridge, which costs on average £33.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Cambridge:
A coach is £84 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Cambridge costing on average £117.
The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 17 min.
There are alternative travel options to Cambridge that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 14 h on average.
You should expect to travel around 291 miles (469 km) from Edinburgh to Cambridge.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Cambridge is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and Cambridge 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 Edinburgh to Cambridge:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Cambridge, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Cambridge with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Cambridge tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.
Before travelling from Edinburgh to Cambridge, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Cambridge tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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