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Train Information between Cambridge and Ely

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
durationAverage train duration16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$5 (€4)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia, Great Northern or Cross Country

Trains from Cambridge to Ely cover the 15 miles (24 km) long journey taking on average 16 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia, Great Northern or Cross Country. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $5 (€4), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $5 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Ely.

Train companies

Cambridge to Ely with CrossCountry

Find the best trains from Cambridge to Ely with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from $5 (€4). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Cambridge to Ely you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Cambridge to Ely on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cambridge to Ely train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 15 miles (24 km) journey from Cambridge to Ely, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Cambridge to Ely in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Ely from Cambridge and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Cambridge and Ely with CrossCountry!

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Cambridge and Ely don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Cambridge to Ely
Travel by train to Ely easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Ely.
How much do cheap trains to Ely from Cambridge cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Ely from Cambridge for the next 7 days starting from $5 (€4)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket to Ely from Cambridge?
The train price between Cambridge and Ely is on average $5 (€4)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Ely from Cambridge by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cambridge and Ely by train to be approximately 15 miles (24 km).
What is the Cambridge to Ely train travel time?
On average the Cambridge to Ely train travel time is 16 min  for the 15 miles (24 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Cambridge to Ely, which train station in Cambridge do I depart from and which train station in Ely do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Cambridge   to Ely.

Where is the train station in Cambridge? Where is the train station in Ely?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Cambridge, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cambridge.

The most popular arrival train station, Ely, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Ely.

What train providers offer a service to Ely from Cambridge?
For the best Cambridge to Ely train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greater Anglia, Great Northern or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Ely from Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Cambridge to Ely a day?
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Cambridge to Ely. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Cambridge to Ely? When is the last train from Cambridge to Ely?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Cambridge at 7: 19 AM. The last train leaves from Cambridge at 8: 19 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cambridge to Ely and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Cambridge to Ely train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Cambridge to Ely train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $5 (€4). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cambridge to Ely. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Cambridge is Cambridge. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cambridge for your journey from Cambridge to Ely.