The train, although a little more expensive, is by far the most convenient way to travel between Ipswich and Cambridge. One National Express bus per day departs from Old Cattle Market bus station to Cambridge at 0940. It takes 1 hour 50 minutes and costs 9.90 GBP single or 12.90-15.80 GBP return. After booking online, you will be issued with an e-ticket, which you need to print out and take with you, or an m-ticket, which is sent to your mobile phone. Otherwise you can get at ticket at the bus station.
After booking online, you will be issued with an e-ticket, which you need to print out and take with you, or an m-ticket, which is sent to your mobile phone. Otherwise you can get at ticket at the bus station. Buses from Ipswich to Cambridge can be very crowded at times and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance.
There is an hourly direct train service to Cambridge. It takes 1 hour 25 minutes and costs 10.30 GBP single or 16.30 GBP for an off peak return.
The UK train ticketing system is notoriously complicated. It is usually cheaper to buy your tickets up to 6pm on the day before you travel than on the day. And fares are more expensive if you travel before 09:30.
On arrival in Cambridge, it is a 15-minute walk to the town centre, or you can catch a taxi outside the station for around 5 GBP. There is also a bus that runs about every 10 minutes.
To walk, exit the station and continue along Station Road, which is directly in front of you. At the T-junction, turn right onto Hills Road, which takes you towards the city centre.
If you are looking for a deal on accomodation on arrival in Cambridge why not check out some hotels deals:
(Thu 01st Jun, 2017)
Strawberry Fair is a free volunteer run community music, entertainments, arts and crafts fair. The Fair takes place every year in the first week of June and is set in the heart of Cambridge on Midsummer Common.
Cambridge Town & Country Show
(Fri 09th Jun, 2017)
Arena acts will include the famous Richard Savory Sheep Show and Sheepdog display, Birds of Prey display and Kondini ‘The Human Toolbox’. There will be a children’s entertainment marquee with puppet, magic and Punch & Judy shows.
Midsummer Fair & Market
(Fri 23rd Jun, 2017)
The country's oldest fun fair. A great outling, whatever your age with thrilling rides for everyone from little ones upwards! Civic Opening Procession on Wednesday 23 June at 6:30pm.