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80 trains from$ 16
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80 trains from$ 16
Fri, Mar 29
5 trains from$ 10

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Fri
Mar 22
$ 16Greater Anglia
$ 11National Express
Sat
Mar 23
$ 16Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Sun
Mar 24
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Mon
Mar 25
$ 33Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Tue
Mar 26
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Wed
Mar 27
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Thu
Mar 28
$ 33Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Fri
Mar 29
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Sat
Mar 30
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Sun
Mar 31
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Mon
Apr 1
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Tue
Apr 2
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Wed
Apr 3
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Thu
Apr 4
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Fri
Apr 5
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Sat
Apr 6
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 8National Express
Sun
Apr 7
$ 25Great Northern
$ 8National Express
Mon
Apr 8
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 11National Express
Tue
Apr 9
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 11National Express
Wed
Apr 10
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 11National Express
Thu
Apr 11
$ 10Greater Anglia
$ 11National Express
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Journey Summary

London to Cambridge Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
1 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 16
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Cambridge
Distance:79 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Great Northern, Greater Anglia, Thameslink

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.

Taking the Train from London

Trains for Cambridge depart from either London Liverpool Street or London King's Cross. Both stations are well served by local buses, including night routes. London Liverpool Street Station is in central London, close to the City while King's Cross Station is located near Regent's Park. Liverpool Street is on three Underground lines and King's Cross St Pancras Underground Station is on six, including Piccadilly and Victoria. Taxi ranks can be found at the main entrances to both stations.

Getting into Cambridge by Train

Cambridge is a tranquil and historic university town, with the gardens of medieval colleges backing onto the River Cam. Cambridge University was founded in the 13th century, its Tudor Trinity College and 16th century King's College Chapel are two of its treasures and are on every visitor's itinerary. The city center of Cambridge is pedestrianized in many places and full of narrow cobbled streets making it a pleasant place to explore. Interesting museums are the Fitzwilliam, Kettle's Yard and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science. Cambridge Station is just under 2 km from the city center but is linked by frequent buses, operated by Citi Bus Network. Cambridge has an efficient bus service with many Park and Rides options around its periphery. Taxis are also available at the station.

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Best fares for trains from London to Cambridge

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This month
Next Month
Sat, Mar 23
Train
Greater Anglia
14:431h 26m16:09
LondonCambridge
Fastest Trains from London to Cambridge
Mon, Mar 25
Train
Greater Anglia
08:031h 4m09:07
LondonCambridge
Thu, Mar 28
Train
Greater Anglia
08:031h 4m09:07
LondonCambridge
Mon, Apr 29
Train
Greater Anglia
07:031h 4m08:07
LondonCambridge
Return Train Tickets for Cambridge to London
Sat, Mar 23
Train
Greater Anglia
08:211h 39m10:00
CambridgeLondon
Sun, Mar 24
Train
Greater Anglia
08:321h 28m10:00
CambridgeLondon
Mon, Mar 25
Train
Greater Anglia
08:211h 29m09:50
CambridgeLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Cambridge
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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