London To Cambridge
Train Journey Information
- Train fares from£8.00
- Fastest route48m
- Average journey time1h 16m
- Trains per dayAround 311
- Changes1 Change
- Train operatorsGreat Northern, Greater Anglia, Thameslink, LNER
London To Cambridge
- 00:08London Kings Cross01:37Cambridge1h 29m, Direct
- 05:03London Kings Cross06:14Cambridge1h 11m, Direct
- 05:10London Liverpool Street06:40Cambridge1h 30m, 1 Change
- 05:26London Kings Cross06:56Cambridge1h 30m, Direct
- 05:28London Liverpool Street06:55Cambridge1h 27m, Direct
- How long does it take to travel from London to Cambridge by train?Average journey time1h 16mIt takes around 1 hour 16 minutes by train from London to Cambridge. Bear in mind that the journey time may be a little longer on weekends and holidays.
- How much does the train from London to Cambridge cost?Train fares from£8.00Train tickets from London to Cambridge cost as little as £8.00 if you book in advance, and the train fares are often higher when purchased on the day. Ticket prices also vary depending on the time of day, route, and class you book.
- What is the fastest journey from London to Cambridge by train?Fastest route48mThe fastest train will get you from London to Cambridge in 048 minutes. The slowest service is the late-evening departure which takes nearly 06 minutes travelling at a slower pace throughout the journey.
- What time does the last train from London to Cambridge leave?Last train23:58The last train from London to Cambridge departs at 23:58. Don’t miss it!
- When can I catch the first train from London to Cambridge?First train00:33The first train leaves London at 00:33. Book in advance to save yourself some time in the morning.
- How many trains a day are there from London to Cambridge?Trains per day311On an average weekday, around 311 trains travel from London to Cambridge. The first train departs London Kings Cross some time after 00:33 with departures continuing at intervals, until 23:58.
London To Cambridge Train FAQs
London To Cambridge Train
Cambridge (Cambridge) originally meant "the bridge over the sword river". Cambridge is famous for its outstanding natural science achievements and is one of the best university cities in the world. Although filled with a strong academic atmosphere, it is still a modern city with a prosperous business.
London To Cambridge Train Times Information
The distance between London and Cambridge is 49 miles. It is possible to travel from London to Cambridge without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Cambridge. The average journey time between London and Cambridge is 1 hour 19 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 340 trains traveling from London to Cambridge. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays. The fastest journey time by train is 47 minutes. The first train from London to Cambridge departs at 04:03. The last train from London to Cambridge departs at 01:05.
Direct trains typically depart from London to Cambridge on average every 10 to 15 minutes throughout the day. Travelers can choose to depart from London Kings Cross on Great Northern or from London Liverpool Street Station with Greater Anglia. The average journey time from London to Cambridge by train is between 45m to 1h 30m, depending on the service. Greater Anglia offers free WiFi on most of its services, with WiFi rolling out across all trains from June 2019. The well-stocked Café Bar and at-seat trolley service provide a wide range of sandwiches and snacks for passengers during the journey.
How To Get The Cheapest Ticket?
While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute bus ticket from London to Cambridge, the train offers a far quicker and more convenient alternative.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Buying your train ticket from London - Cambridge 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 33% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
If you book a ticket from London to Cambridge with 2 months in advance you save up to about 33% compared to the initial price.
By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 33%.
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