Edinburgh to Cambridge train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Feb 09

Cheapest

76

Average

89

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Cambridge is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
11:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h10 04:40PMCambridge
2 transfers
761One-way
11:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h07 04:07PMCambridge
1 transfer
901One-way
04:00PMEdinburgh Waverley5h06 09:06PMCambridge
1 transfer
941One-way
10:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h05 03:05PMCambridge
1 transfer
941One-way
03:00PMEdinburgh Waverley4h59 07:59PMCambridge North
2 transfers
941One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, February 9
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h05 01:05PMCambridge
1 transfer
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h06 02:06PMCambridge
1 transfer
09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h10 02:40PMCambridge
2 transfers
09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h09 02:39PMCambridge North
3 transfers
10:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h05 03:05PMCambridge
1 transfer
11:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h07 04:07PMCambridge
1 transfer
11:19AMEdinburgh Waverley4h52 04:11PMCambridge
1 transfer
11:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h09 04:39PMCambridge North
3 transfers
11:30AMEdinburgh Waverley5h10 04:40PMCambridge
2 transfers
12:00PMEdinburgh Waverley6h12 06:12PMCambridge
2 transfers
01:00PMEdinburgh Waverley5h13 06:13PMCambridge
1 transfer
01:30PMEdinburgh Waverley5h19 06:49PMCambridge North
3 transfers
02:00PMEdinburgh Waverley5h05 07:05PMCambridge
1 transfer
02:00PMEdinburgh Waverley5h53 07:53PMCambridge
2 transfers
03:00PMEdinburgh Waverley4h59 07:59PMCambridge North
2 transfers
03:00PMEdinburgh Waverley5h01 08:01PMCambridge
1 transfer
03:30PMEdinburgh Waverley5h10 08:40PMCambridge North
3 transfers
04:00PMEdinburgh Waverley5h06 09:06PMCambridge
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Feb 09

Fastest Journey

4 h 52 m

Average

5 h

Trains per day

5

Distance

470 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Cambridge without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:19AMEdinburgh Waverley4h52 04:11PMCambridge
1 transfer
1931One-way
03:00PMEdinburgh Waverley4h59 07:59PMCambridge North
2 transfers
941One-way
03:00PMEdinburgh Waverley5h01 08:01PMCambridge
1 transfer
941One-way
10:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h05 03:05PMCambridge
1 transfer
941One-way
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h05 01:05PMCambridge
1 transfer
1431One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Cambridge

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$227 (€200)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 52 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $225 (€198), but the average price of train tickets is $227 (€200). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cambridge.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Cambridge trains

For as little as $225 (€198) you can travel by train to Cambridge from Edinburgh with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

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

Looking for trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 291 miles (469 km) route between Edinburgh and Cambridge. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Cambridge routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Edinburgh - Cambridge train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Cambridge 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 Edinburgh to Cambridge.
    FAQs
    Train tickets to Cambridge from Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $225 (€198)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Cambridge train price to come in at an average of $227 (€200)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 291 miles (469 km)  between Edinburgh and Cambridge by train.
    On average the Edinburgh to Cambridge train travel time is 4 h 52 min  for the 291 miles (469 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. In Cambridge you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Cambridge and Cambridge North.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Cambridge.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (660 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Cambridge, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.

    Take the Edinburgh to Cambridge train with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Cambridge from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    You can find trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge to cost on average $227 (€200) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Cambridge train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    Edinburgh
    Cambridge
    Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your trip to Cambridge.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
    Metro: No metro available.
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    Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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