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London to Cambridge by train
Trains per day114
Avg. journey time1hr 14m
Travelling from London to Cambridge by train
Fast trains from London to Cambridge take around 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 77 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Cambridge.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Cambridge?
Direct trains from London to Cambridge have been found.
We usually find around 116 direct trains on the route from London to Cambridge every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 113 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Cambridge?
The London to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Cambridge train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:03 and the last train is around 00:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:20, and the last at 00:32.
What's the London to Cambridge train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Cambridge are $10.92, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $10, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book London to Cambridge 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 London to Cambridge by train.
Which train companies operate between London and Cambridge?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Hull Trains
- Great Northern
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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It is easy to travel by train from London to Cambridge. Fast trains run non-stop from London King’s Cross station. This Cambridge Express service is operated by Great Northern and takes under 50 minutes to reach Cambridge.
There is an alternative but much slower service from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge, with Abellio Greater Anglia trains.
London Kings Cross to Cambridge
The trains used on the fast run from London King’s Cross to Cambridge are not in their first youth, but they positively dash all the way to the Fenland university city. Most Cambridge Express services run non-stop to Cambridge. It’s a breathless ride which tracks north through London’s suburbs to reach open countryside near Welwyn. You’ll catch a glimpse of the world’s first garden city as you speed through Letchworth and before long the train is slowing for arrival at Cambridge.
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