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Cambridge to London by bus

The journey from Cambridge to London by bus is 48.36 mi and takes 2 hr 51 min. There are 104 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:35 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Cambridge to London by bus for as little as $5.63 or as much as $50.58. The best price for this journey is $5.63.

Lowest Price$5.63
Journey Duration2 hr 51 min
Connection per Day104
Lowest Price$5.63
Highest Price$50.58
First Departure1:35 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance48.36 mi
CarriersMegabus, FlixBus

Cambridge to London Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to London
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cambridge to London.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cambridge to London, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cambridge to London.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book Cambridge to London travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $0.11 to $8.39 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to London

The cheapest Cambridge - London bus tickets can be found for as low as $5.02 if you’re lucky, or $6.82 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $9.82.

Find the best day to travel to London by bus

When travelling to London by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board Megabus, FlixBus and National Express from Cambridge to London
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Cambridge to London CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cambridge to London?
A bus ticket from Cambridge to London is $24.12. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $5.63.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cambridge to London?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cambridge to London is $5.63. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cambridge and London by bus?
Cambridge to London is 48.36 mi.
How long does the bus between Cambridge and London take?
Cambridge to London is on average 2 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Cambridge to London?
The bus journey from Cambridge to London is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Megabus, FlixBus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Cambridge to London?
Cambridge to London has 104 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cambridge to London leave?
The earliest bus from Cambridge to London departs at 1:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cambridge to London depart?
The latest bus from Cambridge to London departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cambridge to London in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $5.63 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cambridge to London?
There are on average 58 direct connection(s) from Cambridge to go to London.
What's the fastest journey time between Cambridge to London by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cambridge and London is 1 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cambridge to London?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cambridge and London.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cambridge to London by bus?
The bus journey from Cambridge to London creates 5.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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