Ely travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ely

With a population of 14,265, Ely is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Ely

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Dining Room at Poets House (40 -44 St Mary's Street) and The White Pheasant (21 Market Street Fordham) are great picks.

When to visit Ely

Ely in December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 112
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ely in December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 112
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ely

Plane

When flying to Ely, you’ll arrive at Cambridge (CBG), which is located 22 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Ely from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 40m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Ely, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Ely to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around S$ 43 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Nottingham, expect to pay about S$ 56 for a 1h 46m trip. Located 11 km from the city centre, Ely Shippea Hill is the busiest station in Ely. Another popular train station is Ely Littleport, Cambs, located 8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Ely is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 104 km from Ely. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Ely, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Ely takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 9. From Bristol, the ticket costs about S$ 15 for a journey of 217 km.

Plane

When flying to Ely, you’ll arrive at Cambridge (CBG), which is located 22 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Ely from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 40m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Ely, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Ely to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around S$ 43 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Nottingham, expect to pay about S$ 56 for a 1h 46m trip. Located 11 km from the city centre, Ely Shippea Hill is the busiest station in Ely. Another popular train station is Ely Littleport, Cambs, located 8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Ely is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 104 km from Ely. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Ely, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Ely takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 9. From Bristol, the ticket costs about S$ 15 for a journey of 217 km.

Airports near Ely

Airlines serving Ely

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,178 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,213 reviews)
LOT
Good (665 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (927 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Ely

Most booked hotels in Ely

ibis Cambridge Central Station
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 176+
Rectory Farm
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 132+
Travelodge Cambridge Newmarket Road
2 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
S$ 76+
Ramada Cambridge
3 stars
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
S$ 88+

Hiring a car in Ely

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Ely (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72. The most frequently booked car type in Ely is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Class Compact SUV or similar) is, on average, 67% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Ely (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72. The most frequently booked car type in Ely is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Class Compact SUV or similar) is, on average, 67% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.