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Cambridge to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration1h 9m
Trains arrive inLondon
Trains depart fromCambridge
Train Ticket Price£ 13.49
Distance79 km
Train Companies
  • Greater Anglia
  • Great Northern

Trains from Cambridge to London: Journey Details

It's easy to make the journey from Cambridge to the capital by train, with London-bound services departing from Cambridge every 5 - 15 minutes throughout the day. What's more, trains from Cambridge to London are direct, and passengers can arrive at their destination in just under an hour (although journey times vary, and can last up to about an hour and a half). You can be flexible with your departure time, as services operate from just before 5.00am until around 11.30pm.

Return journeys for trains from London to Cambridge are also available.


Which train companies go from Cambridge to London?

Great Northern and Greater Anglia operate the trains from Cambridge to London.

How long is the train from Cambridge to London?

Trains from Cambridge to London take around 1 hour 13 minutes.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Cambridge to London?

The first direct train from Cambridge to London is at 6:14 a.m and the last direct Cambridge to London train leaves at 0:22 a.m.

Where do trains from Cambridge to London depart from and arrive to?

Trains from Cambridge to London depart from Cambridge Station, the city's main railway station, which is located on Station Road, just under 2 km south-east of the city centre. The busiest station in East England, there are ample facilities for storing bicycles, as well as a large car park with space for taxis to pick up and drop off passengers travelling to the station by car.

Trains from Cambridge to London will arrive at either Liverpool Street or Kings Cross stations, but both are very well connected to other London destinations; Liverpool Street is connected to the London Underground on the Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines and Kings Cross is on the Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Piccadilly, Northern and Victoria lines. Both stations are very centrally located, close to many hotels and attractions. Onward travel is also easy using public buses and taxis, and also on foot.



Local Time 01:45
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 7,500,000
Region Greater London
Languages English

How expensive is London?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in London costs 7.7% more than in Cambridge.


Prices in London are on average 9.7% higher than in Cambridge.

Public Transport

Public transport in London costs around 6.4% more than in Cambridge.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in London is about 51.4% more expensive than in Cambridge.

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