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Stafford to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:55
  • Last train
    20:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m
  • Distance
    168 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stafford to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Stafford to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 168 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stafford and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Stafford to Cambridge?

Journeys between Stafford and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Stafford to Cambridge 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 42 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stafford to Cambridge?

The Stafford to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stafford to Cambridge train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Stafford around 05:55 and the last train is around 21:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stafford around 06:36, and the last at 20:43.

When to book Stafford 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 Stafford to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stafford and Cambridge?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stafford to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Cambridge to Stafford by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.