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Live timetable for Trains from/to Cambridge

Our livetimetable provides real-time information on train schedules and services for passengers travelling to and from Cambridge, check now to plan your next journey.



TrainTimePlatformTrain OperatorStatus
to Cambridge North11:464Greater Anglia
to Brighton11:537Thameslink
On time
to Cambridge North11:531Greater Anglia
On time
to Peterborough12:004CrossCountry
On time
to London Liverpool Street12:037Greater Anglia
On time
to Ely12:031Great Northern
On time
to Stansted Airport12:118CrossCountry
On time
to Cambridge North12:134Greater Anglia
On time
to London Kings Cross12:147Great Northern
On time
to London Liverpool Street12:208Greater Anglia
On time

Train Journeys to Cambridge

Trains to Cambridge are your route to a charming university town full of beautiful historic buildings, quaint cobblestone streets, immaculate gardens, amazing museums and lively pubs. Sat alongside the banks of the River Cam, the picturesque city has become a tourist hotspot with people travelling to Cambridge from all over the UK and beyond to experience the delights of this vibrant city. Whether it’s for a fun day out or a relaxing weekend away, book train tickets to Cambridge today.

Save your money for when you’re there with our handy tips for finding cheap train tickets to Cambridge. Before you book, check if you’re eligible for a railcard as they can save you 1/3 off your journey. Once you’ve settled on a date, don’t wait around – the sooner you book, the cheaper the tickets will be. And when you do book, choosing off-peak tickets could save you a fortune, as could SplitSave tickets, which split one journey across multiple tickets. If you’re travelling with others, make sure you book together too, as you could qualify for a group discount.

Well connected, you can travel to Cambridge from all over the country. Popular trains to Cambridge include those from London, which can take as little as 48 minutes and are operated by Great Northern, Greater Anglia and Thameslink, and the journey from Oxford to Cambridge, which is served by a range of operators and requires 1 change. Other popular train journeys include the Greater Anglia train to Cambridge from Norwich, which takes around 1 hour 16 minutes, and the CrossCountry service from Birmingham to Cambridge, with a journey time of around 2 hours 45 minutes. The 15-minute train to Cambridge from Ely is also popular.

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How to buy cheap train tickets to Cambridge

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Flexi Travel

    Flexi Travel

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

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FAQs about trains to Cambridge

  • Which train line goes to Cambridge?

    There are several popular train routes to Cambridge which include london-kings-cross to cambridge,london-liverpool-street to cambridge,and ely to cambridge. These are operated by trusted companies like Greater Anglia,Thameslink,London Underground and offer frequent services throughout the day.
  • How much is a train ticket from London to Cambridge?

    On average, prices range from london to cambridge is at £28.40 for a Standard Class ticket. The cheapest train ticket is at £8.00 now. It varies depending on several factors, such as the time of day, the day of the week, and how far in advance the ticket is purchased. It is recommended to book train tickets in advance to secure the best prices.
  • What London station goes to Cambridge?

    Some of the main London stations that have direct train routes to Cambridge include City Thameslink,Old Street,London Paddington,London Euston. Passengers can board the train at any of these stations and enjoy a comfortable journey to Cambridge.

    It is recommended to check the train schedules and departures from our train journey planner to find the most convenient option for your travel plans.