You can get from Manchester to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Cambridge on 29 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||131 miles (212 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£32 - £51|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £32 • 6 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £51 • 3 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or|
Take a coach or train to travel 131 miles (212 km) from Manchester to Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Manchester to Cambridge.
There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Cambridge: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Manchester to Cambridge is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £32 compared to other travel options to Cambridge:
A coach is generally £19 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £51 from Manchester to Cambridge.
The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Cambridge is by train, which takes on average 3 h 35 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 25 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 131 miles (212 km) from Manchester to Cambridge.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Cambridge is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to 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 Manchester to Cambridge:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Cambridge, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester 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 book tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip between Manchester 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 Manchester and Cambridge online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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