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08:48AM1h32
London Liverpool Street (LST)
10:20AMCambridge station (CBG)
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London Liverpool Street (LST)
10:40AMCambridge station (CBG)
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London Kings Cross (KGX)
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Popular trains to and from Cambridge

Popular trains to Cambridge

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge train

from $5
Direct trains available
0h28 average duration
4trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Greater Anglia

London to Cambridge train

from $14
Direct trains available
0h51 average duration
51trains per day
Served by
  • Greater Anglia
  • Great Northern
  • Thameslink
  • Cross Country
  • Bus
  • London North Eastern Railway

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge train

from $28
Direct trains available
1h52 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Thameslink
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • Cross Country

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cambridge train

from $56
Direct trains available
1h57 average duration
6trains per day
Served by
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • Thameslink
  • Cross Country
  • Heathrow Express

Edinburgh to Cambridge train

from $57
Direct trains available
4h35 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Lumo
  • Cross Country
  • Avanti West Coast

Popular trains from Cambridge

Cambridge to London Stansted Airport (STN) train

from $5
Direct trains available
0h30 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Greater Anglia
  • Bus

Cambridge to London train

from $14
Direct trains available
0h52 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Greater Anglia
  • Great Northern
  • Thameslink

Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

from $19
Direct trains available
1h50 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Thameslink
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • Cross Country
  • Southern

Cambridge to Manchester train

from $40
Direct trains available
3h39 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Avanti West Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Transpennine Express
  • Thameslink
  • Great Northern

Cambridge to Edinburgh train

from $82
Direct trains available
4h44 average duration
8trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Lumo
  • Cross Country
  • Avanti West Coast

Trains to Cambridge

Famous for its prestigious university, Cambridge has good rail links with London, with the fastest services from the capital reaching the East Anglian city in under two hours. Cambridge has a main station south of the city center and another station on the north-east side of the city. In addition to routes to London, Cambridge has direct rail services from Stansted Airport, links to Norwich and other East Anglian towns, and services from Birmingham and the Midlands.

Which is the main train station in Cambridge?

Cambridge station is over a mile south of the center, its location selected in the 19th century to deter students from making a quick getaway to the capital. Bus and Guided Busway services offer frequent connections downtown. Cambridge North station is located on the north-east side of the city, providing an additional stop for routes from King's Lynn, Norwich, and East Anglian destinations.

Which train companies offer trains to Cambridge?

The major rail operator providing trains to Cambridge is Abellio Greater Anglia, which has regular connections from London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport in addition to several routes in East Anglia, from Norwich, Ipswich, and Bury St Edmunds, which also call at Cambridge North. Thameslink provides an alternative route to Cambridge from London King's Cross. Cross Country Trains have connections to Cambridge from Liverpool, Birmingham, Peterborough, and Stansted Airport.

Why travel by train to Cambridge?

The frequency of trains from London to Cambridge makes it a convenient way to visit the city. Thameslink trains from King's Cross take under an hour for most services, while Abellio Greater Anglia connections from Liverpool Street take just over an hour. Stansted Airport also has direct rail connections with Cambridge, with journey times of around 30 minutes.

Before you travel to Cambridge by train - good to know!

Thanks to its abundant student population, Cambridge has built up a busy calendar of festivals and fairs. In addition to the annual Cambridge Folk Festival, attracting top international acts, the city stages such events as the Strawberry Fair on Midsummer Common, with live music and children's attractions, the Cambridge Beer Festival, and several food and drink fairs on Parker's Piece. Locals tend to get around the city on bicycles, but the bus and Guided Busway routes in Cambridge are ideal for getting out to neighboring villages such as Grantchester.

Train providers: Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Northern and Thameslink to Cambridge trains

Travel on Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Northern and Thameslink trains to Cambridge at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

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