Trains from London to Cambridge

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Thu 22 Feb

08:14 09:04
£24
00:50 hrs

Fri 23 Feb

08:14 09:04
£24
00:50 hrs

Sat 24 Feb

08:43 10:10
£9
01:27 hrs

Sun 25 Feb

08:12 09:43
£7
01:31 hrs

Mon 26 Feb

08:14 09:04
£24
00:50 hrs

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London to Cambridge Train Information

Avg. Train Duration0m
Trains arrive inCambridge
Trains depart fromLondon
Train Ticket Price£ 19.52
Distance79 km
Train Companies
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia

What train companies travel from London to Cambridge

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board Great Northern trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Great Northern trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Great Northern trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Great Northern trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Great Northern trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Great Northern offers Anytime, Off-Peak, Advance, Plusbus, and Season fares. Great Northern also offers First Class and Standard Class tickets.


    Advance


    Valid on the time and date shown on ticket.


    Advance 1st Single


    Seat reservations are required.


    This ticket is valid for the date and time shown on your reservation. Please note that not all trains offer first class facilities and this fare does not guarantee that first class accommodation will be available on all legs of the journey for which it is purchased. Ticket is subject to availability.


    Anytime


    No Seat Reservations


    Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Valid for off peak trains, times, and routes on the date shown on the ticket. First class facilities cannot be guaranteed without a reservation for all journey legs, please check availability before you book.


    Super Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Anytime


    Outward or Single: Valid for travel any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Return: Valid for travel any time shown on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy.


    1st Class


    Can be used on any train at any time on the date and route shown on the ticket. Please note, not all trains offer first class facilities and this ticket does not guarantee their availability on the service you travel on.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board Greater Anglia trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Greater Anglia trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Greater Anglia trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Greater Anglia trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Greater Anglia trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Greater Anglia offers Anytime, Off-Peak, Advance, Plusbus, and Season fares. Greater Anglia also offers First Class and Standard Class tickets.


    Advance


    Valid on the time and date shown on ticket.


    Advance 1st Single


    Seat reservations are required.


    This ticket is valid for the date and time shown on your reservation. Please note that not all trains offer first class facilities and this fare does not guarantee that first class accommodation will be available on all legs of the journey for which it is purchased. Ticket is subject to availability.


    Anytime


    No Seat Reservations


    Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Valid for off peak trains, times, and routes on the date shown on the ticket. First class facilities cannot be guaranteed without a reservation for all journey legs, please check availability before you book.


    Super Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Anytime


    Outward or Single: Valid for travel any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Return: Valid for travel any time shown on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy.


    1st Class


    Can be used on any train at any time on the date and route shown on the ticket. Please note, not all trains offer first class facilities and this ticket does not guarantee their availability on the service you travel on.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


Trains from London to Cambridge

Average Price: £16
Trains per day: ~150
Changes: Direct
Average Time: 1h03
Fastest Route: 0h46
Slowest Route: 1h41

Trains from London to Cambridge are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern, with a journey time between 45 minutes and one and a half hours. The first departure is around 4:10 a.m., with the last direct train leaving just before midnight. There are 5 departures an hour during peak times and regular trains throughout the day, with a slightly reduced service on Sundays.

 

Which train companies go from London to Cambridge?

Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern operate all trains travelling from London to Cambridge.

How long is the train journey from London to Cambridge

Trains from London to Cambridge take between 46 minutes and 1h41 depending on the train company, the time of day and time of week you are travelling.

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

The first train from London to Cambridge departs at 4:10 a.m. while the last train leaves at 11:58 p.m.

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

London to Cambridge trains depart from either London Liverpool Street or London King's Cross train station. All trains travelling from London to Cambridge arrive at Cambridge train station.

Taking the Train from London

Trains for Cambridge depart from either London Liverpool Street or London King's Cross. Both stations are well served by local buses, including night routes. London Liverpool Street Station is in central London, close to the City while King's Cross Station is located near Regent's Park. Liverpool Street is on three Underground lines and King's Cross St Pancras Underground Station is on six, including Piccadilly and Victoria. Taxi ranks can be found at the main entrances to both stations.

Getting into Cambridge by Train

Cambridge is a tranquil and historic university town, with the gardens of medieval colleges backing onto the River Cam. Cambridge University was founded in the 13th century, its Tudor Trinity College and 16th century King's College Chapel are two of its treasures and are​ on every visitor's itinerary. The city centre of Cambridge is pedestrianised in many places and full of narrow cobbled streets making it a pleasant place to explore. Interesting museums are the Fitzwilliam, Kettle's Yard and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

Cambridge Station is just under 2 km from the city centre, but is linked by frequent buses, operated by Citi Bus Network. Cambridge has an efficient bus service with many Park and Rides options around its periphery. Taxis are also available at the station.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Everything you need to know about London Charing Cross train station

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  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Bridge train station

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Everything you need to know about London Liverpool Street train station

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  • Wifi
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  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Kings Cross train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Paddington train station

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  • Wifi
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  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Euston train station

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  • Wifi
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  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Victoria train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11

This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

Everything you need to know about Cambridge train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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