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London to Cambridge Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
54 minutes
Trains arrive in:Cambridge
Trains depart from:London
Train Ticket Price:£ 21
Distance:79 Kms
Train Companies:Great Northern, Greater Anglia

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.

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