Train from Cambridge to London

Cheap train tickets from Cambridge to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Cheapest

18

Average

29

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:21AMCambridge1h29 09:50AMLondon Liverpool Street
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181One-way
08:18AMCambridge1h17 09:35AMLondon Liverpool Street
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211One-way
08:27AMCambridge1h24 09:51AMLondon Kings Cross
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341One-way
08:24AMCambridge1h05 09:29AMLondon St Pancras
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341One-way
08:27AMCambridge1h17 09:44AMLondon St Pancras
1 transfer
341One-way

Train schedule from Cambridge to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, August 12
08:09AMCambridge0h54 09:03AMLondon Kings Cross
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08:18AMCambridge1h17 09:35AMLondon Liverpool Street
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08:21AMCambridge1h29 09:50AMLondon Liverpool Street
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08:24AMCambridge1h05 09:29AMLondon St Pancras
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08:27AMCambridge1h24 09:51AMLondon Kings Cross
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08:27AMCambridge1h17 09:44AMLondon St Pancras
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Fastest train times from Cambridge to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

1 h 14 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

79 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Cambridge for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:09AMCambridge0h54 09:03AMLondon Kings Cross
0 transfers
341One-way
08:24AMCambridge1h05 09:29AMLondon St Pancras
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341One-way
08:18AMCambridge1h17 09:35AMLondon Liverpool Street
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211One-way
08:27AMCambridge1h17 09:44AMLondon St Pancras
1 transfer
341One-way
08:27AMCambridge1h24 09:51AMLondon Kings Cross
0 transfers
341One-way

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Overview: Train from Cambridge to London

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency126 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 116 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Great Northern or Greater Anglia

Trains from Cambridge to London cover the 48 miles (78 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 8 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Great Northern or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 126 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $18 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in London Victoria.

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

For as little as $18 (€17) you can travel by train between Cambridge and London with Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Northern and Thameslink. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train to London from Cambridge, check Omio for Abellio Greater Anglia trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 48 miles (78 km) trip to London from Cambridge, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Abellio Greater Anglia trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Abellio Greater Anglia train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Cambridge and London as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Abellio Greater Anglia train on Omio. If you search for trains between Cambridge and London in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Abellio Greater Anglia tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Abellio Greater Anglia trains between Cambridge and London starting at $18 (€17), buy your official Abellio Greater Anglia tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Great Northern is one of the best options when traveling by train from Cambridge to London. Omio quickly shows you current Great Northern train schedules for the Cambridge - London route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Cambridge to London is around 48 miles (78 km) and the cheapest Great Northern one-way ticket you can book starts at $27 (€24). As you check the latest Cambridge to London train schedule from Great Northern for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to London safely. If you search for Great Northern tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Great Northern ticket to London from Cambridge so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Cambridge to London, check Omio for Thameslink trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 48 miles (78 km) trip between Cambridge and London, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Thameslink trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Thameslink train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Cambridge to London as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Thameslink train on Omio. If you search for trains from Cambridge to London in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thameslink tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Thameslink trains from Cambridge to London starting at $27 (€24), buy your official Thameslink tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

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.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cambridge to London trains for as little as $18 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
The Cambridge to London train ticket price is on average $23 (€21)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cambridge and London by train to be approximately 48 miles (78 km).
The Cambridge to London train duration is on average 1 h 8 min, which is to be expected when traveling 48 miles (78 km) from Cambridge to London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Cambridge, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Cambridge.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of London.

Take the Cambridge to London train with Thameslink, Great Northern or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to London from Cambridge as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 116 direct trains per day from Cambridge to London with Greater Anglia, Great Northern or Thameslink, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cambridge for London is 126 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Cambridge at 4: 31 AM. The last train leaves from Cambridge at 10: 54 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cambridge to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Cambridge to London train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $23 (€21). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cambridge to London. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transit options for Cambridge
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transit options for Cambridge North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From bus stop on station forecourt.

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