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Cambridge to Plymouth by train
Fastest journey4hr 48m
Trains per day51
Avg. journey time6hr 17m
Travelling from Cambridge to Plymouth by train
Fast trains from Cambridge to Plymouth take around 4 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 360 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Plymouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Plymouth?
Journeys between Cambridge and Plymouth usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Cambridge to Plymouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Plymouth?
The Cambridge to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cambridge to Plymouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:48 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:38, and the last at 23:20.
When to book Cambridge to Plymouth train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Plymouth by train.
Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Plymouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Plymouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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