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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Cambridge

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$123 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 39 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $123 (€102), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $59 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cambridge.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge

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

How much are cheap trains to Cambridge from Edinburgh?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Cambridge for as low as $59 (€49)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train between Edinburgh and Cambridge?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Cambridge train to cost on average $123 (€102)  one way.

How far is Edinburgh to Cambridge by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Edinburgh to Cambridge by train to be approximately 291 miles (469 km).

How long is the train between Edinburgh and Cambridge?

The train time from Edinburgh to Cambridge is on average 4 h 39 min  for the 291 miles (469 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Cambridge by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Edinburgh to Cambridge depart from? Which Cambridge train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your trip in train stations like Cambridge and Cambridge North.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Cambridge   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Edinburgh train station located? Where is the Cambridge train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Cambridge and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Cambridge.

What train companies offer a service between Edinburgh and Cambridge?

Take the Edinburgh to Cambridge train with London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Cambridge from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there from Edinburgh to Cambridge a day?

On average, there are 10 trains a day from Edinburgh to Cambridge. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Edinburgh to Cambridge? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the earliest train from Edinburgh to Cambridge at 8: 00 AM   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Cambridge leaving at 1: 30 PM. Look for the latest Edinburgh to Cambridge train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Edinburgh and Cambridge to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Edinburgh to Cambridge within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $123 (€102) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Edinburgh and Cambridge are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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