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London To Cambridge Train Journey Information

  • Train fares from
    £12.00
  • Trains per day
    Around 129
  • Changes
    Direct
  • Average journey time
    1h 12m
  • Fastest route
    48m
  • Train operators
    Thameslink And Gt Northern Gn, Thameslink And Gt Northern Tl, Greater Anglia

London To Cambridge Train Times

Today, Sat 16 Jan, at 17:28
  1. 17:28
    Direct
    18:55
    London Kings Cross
    Cambridge
    1h 27m
  2. 18:28
    Direct
    19:55
    London Kings Cross
    Cambridge
    1h 27m
  3. 19:28
    Direct
    20:55
    London Kings Cross
    Cambridge
    1h 27m
  4. 20:28
    Direct
    21:55
    London Kings Cross
    Cambridge
    1h 27m
  5. 21:28
    Direct
    22:55
    London Kings Cross
    Cambridge
    1h 27m

    London To Cambridge Train FAQs

  • How long does it take to travel from London to Cambridge by train?
    It takes around 1 hour 12 minutes by train from London to Cambridge. Bear in mind that the journey time may be a little longer on weekends and holidays.
    Average journey time
    1h 12m
  • How much does the train from London to Cambridge cost?
    Train tickets from London to Cambridge cost as little as £12.00 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.
    Train fares from
    £12.00
  • What is the fastest journey from London to Cambridge by train?
    The fastest train will get you from London to Cambridge in 048 minutes. The slowest service is the late-evening departure which takes nearly 1 hour 31 minutes travelling at a slower pace throughout the journey.
    Fastest route
    48m
  • What time does the last train from London to Cambridge leave?
    The last train from London to Cambridge departs at 20:28. Don’t miss it!
    Last train
    20:28
  • When can I catch the first train from London to Cambridge?
    The first train leaves London at 06:28. Book in advance to save yourself some time in the morning.
    First train
    06:28
  • How many trains a day are there from London to Cambridge?
    On an average weekday, around 129 trains travel from London to Cambridge. The first train departs London Kings Cross some time after 06:28 with departures continuing at intervals, until 20:28.
    Trains per day
    129
  • 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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