Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Cell Phone Data in Multiple Countries
  2. 2 Europe Backpacking Itinerary: Feedback Appreciated!
  3. 3 Who Tips In Paris Cafes and How Much?
  4. 4 Apps for hiring taxi's, maps, using the metro, translations
  5. 5 April in Paris...with a Side of Bordeaux
  6. 6 tipping
  7. 7 Where to go? Iceland vs Czech Republic?
  8. 8 Italy Itinerary for 8 days
  9. 9 14 days in Greece
  10. 10 Visiting Cornwall without a car?
  11. 11 Trip Report Four people, three countries, two weeks
  12. 12 Scotland: Summer Days in Skye
  13. 13 One suitcase or two for two weeks in Italy
  14. 14 The DCC scam is spreading
  15. 15 Trip Report One week in Sicily - Taormina, Ortigia, Agrigento & Palermo
  16. 16 Uber in Paris: OK now ?
  17. 17 Madrid Spain Hotels near Prado Museum
  18. 18 Amalfi vs Tuscany
  19. 19 Germany
  20. 20 Paris Perfect Legal?
  21. 21 London Paris
  22. 22 Vienna sights and tickets to sights in Prague and Budapest
  23. 23 Trip Report Long Weekend in Lovely Amsterdam
  24. 24 What clothes?
  25. 25 Edinburgh Conference Centre, Riccarton -- nearby hotels?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Bus or train? London - Cambridge

Jump to last reply

What are the pros and cons of bus or train travel from central London to Cambridge and Cambridge to Stansted airport?

I see that National Express bus service will do it all for £43.50 for three of us, and by train it will be £69.30.

Other than the train being faster, are there other reasons to pay the extra money?

It looks quite easy to walk from the bus station in Cambridge to the center of town (Crowne Plaza). Is the train station within walking distance with luggage?

Are trains and buses equally reliable? Can I count on the posted departure and arrival times?

Do I need to book ahead for these routes or are seats usually available? (Morning travel to Cambridge and mid-day to Stansted.)

Thanks for any advice.
BoH

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement