York to Cambridge train

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Cheap train tickets and times from York to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jun 18


Fastest Journey

2 h 33 m


2 h 41 m

Trains per day



211 km

Cheap train tickets from York to start from $85 with an average ticket price of $95.

The fastest train from York to takes 2h 33m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 41m and covers a distance of 211 km.

6 trains that leave York for every day with It's difficult to get from York to Cambridge without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

London North Eastern Railway
York station (YRK)
12:41PMCambridge station (CBG)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
York station (YRK)
01:05PMCambridge station (CBG)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
York station (YRK)
02:08PMCambridge station (CBG)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
York station (YRK)
12:39PMCambridge North (CMB)
2 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
York station (YRK)
11:08AMCambridge station (CBG)
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from York to Cambridge

distanceDistance131 miles (211 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Thameslink, CrossCountry or Grand Central Trains

Trains from York to Cambridge cover the 131 miles (211 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Thameslink, CrossCountry or Grand Central Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $73 (€64), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: East Coast, Thameslink and CrossCountry from York to Cambridge trains

Find the best trains from York to Cambridge with Omio's travel partners East Coast, Thameslink and CrossCountry from $63 (€55). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

York to Cambridge train information with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: $63
  • East Coast frequency: 21 a day

FAQs: Trains from York to Cambridge

FAQs: Travel by train from York 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 York to Cambridge.
Cheap train tickets from York to Cambridge can start from as little as $40 (€35) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for York to Cambridge is $73 (€64); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the York to Cambridge train time is 2 h 6 min   covering the 131 mile (211 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from York to Cambridge leaves at 4: 59 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from York to Cambridge leaves at 6: 37 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from York to Cambridge which require at least one change with East Coast, Thameslink, CrossCountry or Grand Central Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best York to Cambridge train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast, Thameslink, CrossCountry or Grand Central Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between York and Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 37 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0.5 miles (787 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 York is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 6 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from York to Cambridge by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between York and Cambridge including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in York and Cambridge

York is the most popular York 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 York for your trip to Cambridge.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 800 200 6060
Public transit options for York
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Principal Hotel

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