Leicester to Cambridge train

Cheap train tickets from Leicester to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

38

Average

59

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.

Cross Country
06:18PMLeicester1h52 08:10PMCambridge
0 transfers
381One-way
Thameslink
08:04AMLeicester2h36 10:40AMCambridge
0 transfers
431One-way
Cross Country
12:12PMLeicester1h53 02:05PMCambridge
0 transfers
571One-way
East Midlands Railway
08:33AMLeicester2h27 11:00AMCambridge
0 transfers
591One-way
Thameslink
09:04AMLeicester2h36 11:40AMCambridge
0 transfers
711One-way

Train schedule from Leicester to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 20
Thameslink
08:04AMLeicester2h36 10:40AMCambridge
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:14AMLeicester1h51 10:05AMCambridge
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
08:33AMLeicester2h27 11:00AMCambridge
0 transfers
Thameslink
09:04AMLeicester2h36 11:40AMCambridge
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:12PMLeicester1h53 02:05PMCambridge
0 transfers
Cross Country
06:18PMLeicester1h52 08:10PMCambridge
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Leicester to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 51 m

Average

2 h 12 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

98 km

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

Cross Country
08:14AMLeicester1h51 10:05AMCambridge
0 transfers
821One-way
Cross Country
06:18PMLeicester1h52 08:10PMCambridge
0 transfers
381One-way
Cross Country
12:12PMLeicester1h53 02:05PMCambridge
0 transfers
571One-way
East Midlands Railway
08:33AMLeicester2h27 11:00AMCambridge
0 transfers
591One-way
Thameslink
09:04AMLeicester2h36 11:40AMCambridge
0 transfers
711One-way

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Overview: Train from Leicester to Cambridge

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or East Midlands Railway

Trains from Leicester to Cambridge cover the 60 miles (97 km) long route taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or East Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $41 (€37), but the average price of train tickets is $44 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Leicester to Cambridge trains

Travel between Leicester and Cambridge from $41 (€37) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

CrossCountry

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

One of the best ways to travel to Cambridge from Leicester is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from Leicester to Cambridge by showing you CrossCountry current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Leicester to Cambridge trip. You can expect to travel 60 miles (97 km) between Leicester and Cambridge on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Leicester to Cambridge, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Leicester and Cambridge!

CrossCountry from Leicester to Cambridge train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 48 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Leicester 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 Leicester to Cambridge.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Leicester and Cambridge for as low as $41 (€37)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $44 (€40)  for a train ticket from Leicester to Cambridge.
The Leicester to Cambridge train distance is approximately 60 miles (97 km).
The train time between Leicester and Cambridge is on average 1 h 53 min  for the 60 miles (97 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cambridge from Leicester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Leicester and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cambridge most often arrive at Cambridge and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Leicester to Cambridge, you can rely on Cross Country or East Midlands Railway to get you to Cambridge. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Leicester to Cambridge route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 12 direct trains from Leicester to Cambridge per day with Cross Country  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.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Leicester to Cambridge. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Leicester to Cambridge at 7: 01 AM   or take the last train from Leicester to Cambridge leaving at 7: 12 PM. Look for the latest Leicester to Cambridge train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you book the Leicester to Cambridge train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $44 (€40). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Leicester and Cambridge. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Cambridge
The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your journey from Leicester to Cambridge.

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