The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Cambridge to London will cost around $ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Cambridge for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 79 km distance in an average of 1h 20m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 55m .
The slowest train will take 1h 34m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 19 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$23|
|Trains depart from:||Cambridge|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
|Train Companies:||Great Northern, Greater Anglia, Thameslink|
Trains from Cambridge to London are popular with travelers in the UK. London-bound train routes depart from Cambridge every 5 - 15 minutes throughout the day. Trains from Cambridge to London are direct, and passengers can arrive in just under an hour (although journey times vary, and can last up to about an hour and a half). You can also be flexible with your departure time, as trains operate from just before 5:00 a.m. until around 11:30 p.m.
Return journeys for trains from London to Cambridge are also available.
Trains from Cambridge to London depart from Cambridge Station, the city's main railway station, which is located on Station Road, just under 2 km south-east of the city center. The busiest station in East England, there are ample facilities for storing bicycles, as well as a large car park with space for taxis to pick up and drop off passengers travelling to the station by car.
Home to some of the UK's biggest tourist attractions, including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament, London is not only arguably the country's most vibrant, busy and culturally diverse city, but it's also the largest. Trains from Cambridge to London will arrive at either Liverpool Street or Kings Cross stations, but both are very well connected to other London destinations; Liverpool Street is connected to the London Underground on the Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines and Kings Cross in on the Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Piccadilly, Northern and Victoria lines. Both stations are very centrally located, close to many hotels and attractions. Onward travel is also easy using public buses and taxis, and also on foot.