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How to get to Cambridge by Train

Cambridge, a university city in England, has several daily connections with London, with trains running from Kings Cross and Liverpool Street Station. The station is served by CrossCountry, First Capital Connect (FCC) and Greater Anglia. It is located just over a kilometre southeast of Cambridge city center. Taxi stands can be found in front of the station, with buses 1, 3 and 7 also running to the main center. Plusbus tickets can be purchased with rail tickets to assist with onward travel. Bicycles are also for hire near the station.

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Cambridge is one of England's premier university towns, featuring some of the oldest colleges in the United Kingdom, with Peterhouse dating back to the 13th century. Some colleges charge admission to visit and others are closed at certain times of the year. The popularity of the colleges led to Viscount Fitzwilliam donating his art to his old alma mater, available for viewing at the Fitzwilliam Museum. You can take a "punt and pint" tour down the river, perhaps stopping for traditional sticky buns at the local bakeries. Near the the river can be found the tranquil parklands and gardens, which is also from where the annual boat races against rival Oxford can be observed. Brave visitors will love the numerous Ghost Tours of the area.

Trains to Cambridge: Overview

Cambridge, a university city in England, has several daily connections with London, with trains running from Kings Cross and Liverpool Street Station. The station is served by CrossCountry, Great Northern and Abellio Greater Anglia. It is located just over a kilometre southeast of Cambridge city center. Taxi stands can be found in front of the station, with buses 1, 3 and 7 also running to the main center. Plusbus tickets can be purchased with rail tickets to assist with onward travel. Bicycles are also for hire near the station.

Trains to Cambridge: Train Operating Companies & Ticket Information

Which train companies run trains to Cambridge? Great Northern, Abellio Greater Anglia and Crosscountry are the three companies that operate services to and from Cambridge station.

When are the first and last trains into Cambridge? Trains stop arriving into Cambridge Station at 1:40 a.m. and services into the station resume at roughly 5:40 a.m.

How far in advance to book trains to Cambridge? For the cheapest tickets, the best time to book trains to Cambridge is at least 3 weeks before departure.

How much are train tickets to Cambridge? Train tickets to Cambridge from the Midlands or East Anglia are available for under €25, while trains to Cambridge from London are available for under €35.

Trains to Cambridge: Station Information and Travel to the city center

What are the main stations in Cambridge? Cambridge’s main station is Cambridge Station, 1 mile to the South-East of Cambridge city center. A number of local and regional bus services stop outside the station, including bus routes 1, 3 and 7 and there is also a taxi rank directly outside.

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