Universal Bus – The University bus for everyone
The Universal bus service links Madingley Park and Ride with West Cambridge, the railway station and the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (including Addenbrookes). From 3rd December the service operates along the guided busway between the railway station and the Biomedical Campus.
The service operates a 15 minute frequency Monday to Friday and a 20 minute service on Saturdays between Madingley Park and Ride and the railway station.
Discounts apply for University card holders; show the driver your card and pay just £1 per journey. Non-university card holders also get a reduce journey price of £2.
Other weekly and monthly ticket options are also available for Whippet services. For ticket options click here.
Other bus services in Cambridge
Find out more about bus service in Cambridge, ticket options and Park and Ride services online at Cambridgeshire County Council bus webpages.
Providing feedback about a bus journey
If you had a positive experience please tell your friends. If you had a poor experience please tell us so that we can do something about it.
If your bus didn’t show up or it is running late, we would encourage you to direct your feedback to the bus operator providing information on:
- the stop you were at,
- the date,
- what service you were using,
- the time you arrived at the stop and
- the time the bus arrived.
If it is a complaint on the Universal service, please inform firstname.lastname@example.org as well as Whippet as the University manages the service.
Travel to Work loan scheme
Find out whether you could receive an interest-free loan to purchase an annual bus or rail season ticket, or to assist with the purchase of a bicycle and associated safety equipment, see below.