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Didn’t know about this, great for bikes

Staying in St Ives we came across this completely by accident on a cycle to Cambridge and what a... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2019
Cobham, United Kingdom
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Efficient Guided Busway service

I use the Guided Busway frequently and on the whole it is a reliable service and I have no issues... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2019
St Ives, United Kingdom
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Guided Busway which is the longest in the world (16 miles) which allows a bus to travel at speed (the driver just sits there with no hands on the steering wheel) along a disused railway line guided by wheels mounted on the side of the bus which...more
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

The bus was uncomfortably hot and made so much ratlling and shaking that I hade a splitting headache when I got off. Extremely rude bus drivers (in both directions). Twice the driver stopped the bus to wedge a peice of something in his door to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank J_and_D_Essex
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Staying in St Ives we came across this completely by accident on a cycle to Cambridge and what a find. Having cycled around Netherlands and Belgium this was just about the closest I could get to that experience in the UK. Fantastically flat well maintained...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

I use the Guided Busway frequently and on the whole it is a reliable service and I have no issues with it. I have reviewed the service before on TripAdvisor, since then Whippet no longer operate on the route and is now wholly run by...More

Date of experience: February 2019
37  Thank paullegate
Reviewed December 29, 2018

If you need to visit Addenbrookes hospital you can park in the park and ride car park jump on the bus which will take you to the hospital

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

A quick way to get into Cambridge and ideal to use if you have an appointment at addenbrookes. However it can work out very expensive if there's a group of you and it would actually be cheaper to drive in and park as a group!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Toddler_fun123
Reviewed November 24, 2018

As a transport enthusiast I visited the busway as part of my hobby - as a piece of engineering it is interesting but it of course should have been rapid light rail! as the buses were very busy and standing part of the event -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Buses are overcrowded with standing room only after st ives. Not frequent enough- if you miss one it is 15mins till the next one even at peak times. Bumpy ride too.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank halleybob
Reviewed June 9, 2018

The busway is a fast route into Cambridge with free parking and a cheap return fare.If you have a oap bus pass then the journey is free. Good value.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

First time user of busway long Stanton park ride to addenbrookes. Uninterested unhelpful staff in .. tickets mate from machine or pay on bus. No help which route or bus or provider. Harks back to post office or BRitish rail in 70s is there customer...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank sinkplug
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Came to St Ives and surrounding places of interest for a week for a reunion with friends. Discovered the Guided Busway - brilliant. Used it for a couple of days sightseeing in Cambridge and what a delight. None of the stress and hassle of driving...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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April 23, 2019|
Response from threluja | Reviewed this property |
Cycle it, it’s fantastic, smooth and easy. Buses are standard single and double deckers so I would guess probably not but I haven’t tried.
marja k
October 30, 2016|
Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the answer to these questions. I do know there are limited stops.