Cambridge University

Coach travel from London to Cambridge

From £15.20 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 15 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 1 service per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from London to Cambridge

Enjoy better coach travel for less with our services from London to Cambridge. Our fastest coach will get you from London (Stratford) to Cambridge (Trumpington) in just 1 hour 15 minutes, giving you plenty of time to enjoy one of England's most famous cities.

London to Cambridge journey information
Fastest journey time 1hr 15 mins (from London Stratford)
Cheapest price From £15.20
Distance (approx) 106km
No. of stops 0 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 22.00pm (from London Victoria)

Our London to Cambridge services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

490 coach towards Norwich

Our 490 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Stratford)
  • Cambridge (Trumpington)
  • Cambridge (Parkside)

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre, along with a nearby taxi rank.

Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.

Arriving at Cambridge Coach Station

Cambridge Parkside Bus Station is well-served by buses, with several stops close by, allowing easy travel around the city or further afield. A dedicated taxi rank is also based at Cambridge Parkside for your convenience.

Take a look at our Cambridge Station facilities for more information

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Cambridge?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 22.00pm, arriving at Cambridge Parkside at 00.20am.

When is the last coach from London to Cambridge?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 22.00pm, arriving at Cambridge Parkside at 00.20am.

How much is the coach from London to Cambridge?

A one-way journey from London to Cambridge is available from £15.20*.

How long does the coach take from London to Cambridge?

Our fastest coach journeys from London to Cambridge will arrive in 1 hr 15 mins from London Stratford to Cambridge Trumpington.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Cambridge?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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