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Bus from Oxford to Cambridge

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Duration 3 hours 40 minutes (fastest time)

Departures Up to 23 services per day

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Oxford to Cambridge bus details

Our route X5M bus stops at 9 stops between Oxford and Cambridge. The bus sets off from Gloucester Green Bus Station, bays 11-12 and drops you off at Parkside, Bay 16


For Southbound services (Southampton, Portsmouth, Bournemouth, Poole) we will pick up and drop off from the bus stop on Beaumont Street, close to The Randolph Hotel.

For our Northbound departures (Coventry, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Newcastle) we will pick up and drop off from outside The Taylorian on St Giles street.

Oxford Tube departures to London and Stagecoach services to Cambridge will pick up and drop off from Gloucester Green.

Customers may also book to board the Oxford Tube from Thornhill Park and Ride.


Coaches towards Birmingham stop on Victoria Avenue near the entrance to Jesus College.

Coaches towards Norwich stop on Maids Causeway near Fair Street

Coaches towards Oxford (X5 Stagecoach Express) stop at Bay 16 Parkside.

These stops are a short walk from the bus station and city centre, giving you full access to the colleges and shops as well as a whole range of restaurants and other entertainment facilities.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Oxford to Cambridge by bus?

The fastest bus from Oxford to Cambridge takes 3 hours 40 minutes

When is the first bus from Oxford to Cambridge?

The earliest bus from Oxford to Cambridge leaves at 07:00

When is the last bus from Oxford to Cambridge?

The latest bus from Oxford to Cambridge leaves at 19:40

How many daily bus trips are there from Oxford to Cambridge?

Megabus runs up to 23 trips per day from Oxford to Cambridge