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Train Information from Cambridge to London

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink

Trains from Cambridge to London cover the 48 miles (78 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 12 min with our travel partners like Great Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Cambridge to London: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Cambridge

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.

Getting into London by Train

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cambridge to London
Travel by train to London 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 London.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Cambridge to London?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cambridge and London for the next 7 days starting from $19 (€15)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train to London from Cambridge?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€17)  for a train ticket from Cambridge to London.
How far is Cambridge to London by train?
The distance between Cambridge and London by train is approximately 48 miles (78 km).
How long is a train between Cambridge and London on average?
On average the Cambridge to London train travel time is 1 h 12 min  for the 48 miles (78 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Cambridge to London depart from? Which London train station do I come into from Cambridge?

Some of the Cambridge train stations to London you can start your journey from include Cambridge and Cambridge North. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cambridge   and arriving in London Victoria.

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

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, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of London.

What train providers offer a service to London from Cambridge?
If you're looking for trains from Cambridge to London, you can rely on Great Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cambridge to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from Cambridge to London?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains between Cambridge and London per day with Greater Anglia, Great Northern or Thameslink  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there between Cambridge and London?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cambridge to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Cambridge to London? When is the last train from Cambridge to London?
The earliest train departing from Cambridge to London leaves at 7: 03 AM. The last train departing from Cambridge to London leaves at 8: 50 AM. You can find the latest Cambridge to London train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets to London from Cambridge to score the best deals?
You can find trains between Cambridge and London to cost on average $21 (€17) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cambridge to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cambridge
London
Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cambridge for your trip to London.