Edinburgh to Cambridge train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Edinburgh to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 5 m

Average

5 h 20 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

470 km

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to start from $96 with an average ticket price of $98.

The fastest train from Edinburgh to takes 5h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 20m and covers a distance of 470 km.

6 trains that leave Edinburgh for every day with 6 travelling directly.

London North Eastern Railway
09:00AM5h08
Edinburgh
02:08PMCambridge
$961One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
10:00AM5h05
Edinburgh
03:05PMCambridge
$981One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
05:48AM5h20
Edinburgh
11:08AMCambridge
$981One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
11:00AM5h08
Edinburgh
04:08PMCambridge
$981One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AM5h11
Edinburgh
02:41PMCambridge
$1021One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Cambridge

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$124 (€108)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge cover the 291 miles (469 km) long route taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $56 (€49), but the average price of train tickets is $124 (€108). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: East Coast, Lumo and CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Cambridge trains

Find the best trains between Edinburgh and Cambridge with Omio's travel partners East Coast, Lumo and CrossCountry from $95 (€83). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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.

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Cambridge

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Cambridge can start from as little as $56 (€49) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Cambridge is $124 (€108); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Cambridge train travel time is 4 h 35 min   for the 291 mile (469 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Cambridge leaves at 4: 48 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Cambridge leaves at 7: 36 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh to Cambridge which require at least one change with East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Edinburgh to Cambridge train with East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Edinburgh and Cambridge as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 36 PM.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cambridge, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cambridge from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Cambridge by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Cambridge from Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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