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London to Cambridge Trains From £24.90

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Buy cheap train tickets from London to Cambridge for just £24.90. Book in advance to secure the most affordable fare, instead of the average ticket price of £30.50. The train journey from London to Cambridge typically takes approximately 48m. You can expect a frequency of 171 trains available daily. For further information, please consult our Train Journey Planner and Train Timetable.

London to Cambridge Train Prices and Times

To find the cheapest train tickets from London to Cambridge, it is recommended to book in advance and avoid traveling during peak times. Compare train prices and times below for the best deals on rail fares.

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  1. 04:33
    London Kings Cross

    2h 5m

    Direct

    06:38
    Cambridge
    Train P14734-1C02 is operated by Thameslink. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    P14734-1C02

    E-ticket

    From £29.40
  2. 05:02
    London Kings Cross

    1h 16m

    Direct

    06:18
    Cambridge
    Train L15158-1C00 is operated by Thameslink. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    L15158-1C00

    E-ticket

    From £30.50
  3. 05:10
    London Liverpool Street

    1h 31m

    No direct

    06:41
    Cambridge
    Train L18622-1B04 is operated by Greater Anglia. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: WedTrain L19720-2H98 is operated by Greater Anglia. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    E-ticket

    From £28.10
  4. 05:27
    London Kings Cross

    1h 27m

    Direct

    06:54
    Cambridge
    Train L15862-2C00 is operated by Great Northern. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    L15862-2C00

    E-ticket

    From £30.50
  5. 05:28
    London Liverpool Street

    1h 25m

    Direct

    06:53
    Cambridge
    Train L19499-2H00 is operated by Greater Anglia. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    L19499-2H00

    E-ticket

    From £28.10
  6. 05:32
    London Kings Cross

    1h 6m

    Direct

    06:38
    Cambridge
    Train P14734-1C02 is operated by Thameslink. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    P14734-1C02

    E-ticket

    From £30.50
  7. 05:39
    London Kings Cross

    48m

    Direct

    06:27
    Cambridge
    Train L15723-1T02 is operated by Great Northern. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    L15723-1T02

    E-ticket

    From £30.50
  8. 05:57
    London Kings Cross

    1h 26m

    Direct

    07:23
    Cambridge
    Train L15867-2C02 is operated by Great Northern. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    L15867-2C02

    E-ticket

    From £30.50
  9. 05:58
    London Liverpool Street

    1h 26m

    Direct

    07:24
    Cambridge
    Train L19502-2H02 is operated by Greater Anglia. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    L19502-2H02

    E-ticket

    From £28.10
  10. 06:02
    London Kings Cross

    1h 5m

    Direct

    07:07
    Cambridge
    Train P16829-1T94 is operated by Great Northern. The speed of this train is 100km/h.
Days of operation: Mon–Fri

    P16829-1T94

    E-ticket

    From £30.50
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    London to Cambridge Train Route Details

    The London to Cambridge train ticket is £24.90. The average travel time is 48m, covering a distance of approximately 78 miles. There are usually 171 daily trains provided by London Underground. To plan your train journey in advance, please refer to our train route table.

    First train
    00:02
    Last train
    23:58
    Departure station
    London
    Arrival station
    Cambridge
    Journey time
    48m
    Distance
    78 miles
    Price
    £24.90
    Train Operators
    London Underground

    Choose London to Cambridge Train Ticket Types

    Find the train ticket type that best suits your travels from London to Cambridge. Discover more about these ticket types and how they can help you save in our guides below.

    Off-Peak & Super-Off Peak train tickets

    Off-Peak & Super-Off Peak train tickets

    Off-Peak tickets are cheaper and more flexible, allowing for travel during less busy times. Super Off-Peak tickets are even cheaper and are perfect for less conventional schedules.

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    Return train tickets

    Return train tickets

    Valid for both an outward and return journey from the same destination on your chosen route.

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    Advance train tickets

    Advance train tickets

    Typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

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    Season train tickets

    Season train tickets

    Season tickets allow unlimited travel between two stations and can save you more than 1/3 on train fares.

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    Save 1/3 on London to Cambridge Trains with Railcards

    Railcards offering up to 1/3 off London to Cambridge train fares for eligible passengers. There are Student Railcards for young people, Senior Railcard for seniors, check below to find the railcard type that suits you best.

    TypeDiscount
    16-25 Railcard1/3 OFFFrom £30.50 Save £10.07
    26-30 Railcard1/3 OFFFrom £30.50 Save £10.07
    Two Together Railcard1/3 OFFFrom £30.50 Save £10.07
    Senior Railcard1/3 OFFFrom £30.50 Save £10.07

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    Book in Advance

    Book in Advance

    Advanced train tickets are typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

    Group Travel

    Group Travel

    Get a 1/3 discount on Off-Peak tickets through GroupSave if you are travelling with a group of 3 to 9 adults.

    Season Tickets

    Season Tickets

    A weekly or monthly train pass which includes unlimited travel between two stations. It could help you save more than 1/3 on train fares.

    Flexi Travel

    Flexi Travel

    8 days of unlimited travel between two stations within a 28-day period.

    London to Cambridge train FAQs

    • When is the first train from London to Cambridge?

      The first train from London to Cambridge is at 00:02.
    • Are there direct trains from London to Cambridge?

      No, there is no direct train from London to Cambridge, and passengers would need to make 1 changes during the journey.
    • How long is the train journey from London to Cambridge ?

      The train journey from London to Cambridge typically takes an average of 1h 17m, with the fastest journey duration being around 48m.
    • How much is a train from London to Cambridge ?

      The cost of a train from London to Cambridge can vary, with the cheapest fare typically starting at £24.90 and the average price being around £30.50.
    • What times are off-peak trains from London to Cambridge ?

      In general, the off-peak period typically starts after 09:30 and excludes the evening rush hours of 15:30–18:15 for travel to and from major cities. The specific times may differ depending on the route and train company, but generally, you can expect off-peak times to fall outside the usual commuting hours. For Transport for London, off-peak times are observed on weekdays from the first service until 06:30, from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.

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