Cheap train tickets from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Dec 8

Cheapest

$12

Average

$31

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.

The average ticket from London to Cambridge will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

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08:28AMLondon Liverpool Street1h26 09:54AMCambridge
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$121One-way
08:33AMLondon Liverpool Street1h06 09:39AMCambridge
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$151One-way
08:58AMLondon Liverpool Street1h12 10:10AMCambridge
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$151One-way
08:03AMLondon Liverpool Street1h04 09:07AMCambridge
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$211One-way
08:26AMLondon Kings Cross1h26 09:52AMCambridge
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$391One-way

Train schedule from London to Cambridge

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08:01AMLondon St Pancras1h11 09:12AMCambridge
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08:03AMLondon Liverpool Street1h04 09:07AMCambridge
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08:10AMLondon Kings Cross0h51 09:01AMCambridge
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08:26AMLondon Kings Cross1h26 09:52AMCambridge
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08:28AMLondon Liverpool Street1h26 09:54AMCambridge
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08:31AMLondon St Pancras1h11 09:42AMCambridge
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08:33AMLondon Liverpool Street1h06 09:39AMCambridge
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08:42AMLondon Kings Cross0h48 09:30AMCambridge
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08:58AMLondon Liverpool Street1h12 10:10AMCambridge
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09:01AMLondon St Pancras1h11 10:12AMCambridge
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09:10AMLondon Kings Cross0h53 10:03AMCambridge
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09:22AMLondon Kings Cross1h33 10:55AMCambridge
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Wed
Dec 8
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Dec 9
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Dec 10
$8Greater Anglia
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Dec 11
$18Greater Anglia
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$12Greater Anglia
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$18Greater Anglia
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$12Greater Anglia
$27National Express
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$12Greater Anglia
$29National Express
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Dec 22
$12Greater Anglia
$33National Express
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Dec 23
$12Greater Anglia
$30National Express
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Dec 24
$12Greater Anglia
$32National Express
Sat
Dec 25
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$41National Express
Sun
Dec 26
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$50National Express
Mon
Dec 27
$12Greater Anglia
$32National Express

Fastest train times from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Dec 8

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

79 km

Of the 12 trains that leave London for Cambridge every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 79 km distance in an average of 1 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 48 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 33 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:42AMLondon Kings Cross0h48 09:30AMCambridge
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$391One-way
08:10AMLondon Kings Cross0h51 09:01AMCambridge
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$391One-way
09:10AMLondon Kings Cross0h53 10:03AMCambridge
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$391One-way
08:03AMLondon Liverpool Street1h04 09:07AMCambridge
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$211One-way
08:33AMLondon Liverpool Street1h06 09:39AMCambridge
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$151One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Cambridge

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€13)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesGreat Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink

Trains from London to Cambridge cover the 48 miles (78 km) long route taking on average 1 h 4 min with our travel partners like Great Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Cambridge.

Trains from London to Cambridge

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities. A number of companies offer domestic and international train routes in the UK. Great Northern operates trains from London to Cambridge, with a journey time of between one and one and a half hours. The first departure is around 5:30 a.m., with the last direct train leaving just before midnight. There are 5 departures an hour during peak times and regular trains throughout the day, with a slightly reduced service on Sundays.

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London to Cambridge Train Cost

Average prices for trains from London to Cambridge when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€27.15

1 Day in Advance

€27.15

1 Week in Advance

€27.15

2 Weeks in Advance

€27.15

1 Month in Advance

€27.15

3 Months in Advance

€27.15

London to Cambridge Trains: General Information

While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute bus ticket from London to Cambridge, the train offers a far quicker and more convenient alternative. Travelers can offset some of the cost of Great Northern train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All London to Cambridge trains are run by Great Northern.
  • autobus All Great Northern trains are direct, depart from London's Kings Cross train station and arrive at Cambridge's train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to Cambridge take 46 minutes to arrive in Cambridge.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Cambridge train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Train tickets from London to Cambridge: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 12 €
2 weeks earlier 10 €20%
3 weeks earlier 9 €33%
1 month before 10 €20%
2 months earlier 9 €33%
3 months earlier 9 €33%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Cambridge. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Cambridge 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 33% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Cambridge with 2 months in advance you save up to about 33% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 33%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Cambridge.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from London to Cambridge cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Cambridge trains for as little as $8 (€7)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between London and Cambridge?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Cambridge train to cost on average $16 (€13)  one way.
How far is London to Cambridge by train?
The distance to Cambridge from London by train is approximately 48 miles (78 km).
How many hours is the train time from London to Cambridge?
While the time it takes to travel 48 miles (78 km) between London and Cambridge can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Cambridge train journey time is on average 1 h 4 min.
What station does the train from London to Cambridge depart from? Which Cambridge train station do I come into from London?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your trip in train stations like Cambridge and Cambridge North.

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Cambridge   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the London train station to Cambridge? Where is the Cambridge train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) 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 providers go from London to Cambridge?
For the best London to Cambridge train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I book a direct train from London to Cambridge?
Yes, you can look for direct trains from London to Cambridge with Greater Anglia, Great Northern or Thameslink  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
How early should I buy train tickets from London to Cambridge to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from London to Cambridge within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€13) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cambridge from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Cambridge
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Cambridge.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139