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Sheffield - Cambridge Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Sheffield to Cambridge. Traveling by coach from Sheffield to Cambridge usually takes around 7 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance105 mi (169 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price£9.82
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

How much is a coach ticket from Sheffield to Cambridge?

£14.33 is the average price of a bus ticket from Sheffield to Cambridge. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Sheffield to Cambridge are at their cheapest average price in September. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around £12. On the other hand, traveling on this route during December might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for December trips cost £22, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What coach companies travel from Sheffield to Cambridge?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Sheffield to Cambridge. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus47h 24m£20.43
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 4 trips from Sheffield to Cambridge, and usually makes the trip in about 7 hours and 24 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 7 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 105 miles from Sheffield to Cambridge. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Sheffield to Cambridge, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Sheffield to Cambridge every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct coach. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different coach at any point during your trip. Direct coaches also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sheffield to Cambridge; ticket prices start at £39.47.

City Information

Sheffield

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Sheffield is also known as the Steel City, mainly for its many innovations during the 19th-century Industrial Revolution. Flash forward to today, and Sheffield is where you'll find modern cityscapes set against beautiful green backdrops; a standout is Peak District National Park.

Paying homage to the city's history, many streets feature steel art structures, and the local museums explore the city's contributions to Britain's steel industry. Sheffield's food scene boasts a plethora of restaurants, microbreweries, and pubs all around. Top picks include Steam Yard, Silversmiths, and Kommune, all located at the city centre.

The most prominent landmarks in Sheffield are the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Cathedral, Winter Garden, and the Kelham Island Museum. For family fun, check out the Weston Park Museum, Tropical Butterfly House, and Whirlow Hall Farm.

Two trains can take you to Sheffield: Northern Rail and CrossCountry. If you prefer to take a coach, service is available with Megabus and FlixBus.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Sheffield?

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Main departure station: Meadowhall Interchange

Meadowhall Interchange is located in northeast Sheffield and consists of a train station, tram stop, and bus/coach station. Pedestrian footbridges connect the coach station building, train platforms, park and ride lot, and tram stop to the Meadowhall shopping centre across the River Don. The coach station building offers amenities, including fast food and restrooms; FlixBus, National Express, and Megabus coaches board in the coach lanes outside of this building. The train platforms serve Northern and TransPennine rail routes, and the tram connects Meadowhall with the centre of Sheffield.

All coach stations in Sheffield:

  • Meadowhall Interchange

  • Meadowhall Interchange Coach Station

Where does the coach arrive in Cambridge?

Main arrival station: Trumpington Park & Ride

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Cambridge.

Coach stations in Cambridge:

  • Trumpington Park & Ride

  • Cambridge Parkside Bus Stop

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