The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Birmingham to Cambridge will cost around £ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 54.
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2 h 46 m
2 h 51 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Birmingham for Cambridge every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 141 km distance in an average of 2 h 51 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 46 m .
The slowest train will take 3 h 2 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 51 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£42|
|Trains depart from:||Birmingham|
|Trains arrive in:||Cambridge|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains, Cross Country|
CrossCountry Trains offer a direct rail connection from Birmingham to Cambridge. Trains run from very early in the morning, with departures every hour until the final departure in late evening. Journey times are around two hours and 45 minutes. The Sunday schedule has a reduced service, with the first direct departure leaving Birmingham just after midday. Additional indirect connections are possible, requiring changes at London Euston, via Underground to London Kings Cross. Trains from Birmingham to Cambridge depart from the central New Street Station, arriving at Cambridge Station, located south of the city centre.