Trains from Birmingham to Cambridge

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The cheapest trains

from Birmingham
to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

£54

Average

£83

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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09:22Birmingham New Street2h46 12:08Cambridge
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£541One-way
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08:22Birmingham New Street2h46 11:08Cambridge
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£541One-way
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09:10Birmingham New Street2h52 12:02Cambridge
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£811One-way
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08:30Birmingham New Street3h02 11:32Cambridge
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£921One-way
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08:10Birmingham New Street2h52 11:02Cambridge
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£1361One-way

Train Times

Birmingham to Cambridge

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08:10Birmingham New Street2h52 11:02Cambridge
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08:22Birmingham New Street2h46 11:08Cambridge
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08:30Birmingham New Street3h02 11:32Cambridge
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09:10Birmingham New Street2h52 12:02Cambridge
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09:22Birmingham New Street2h46 12:08Cambridge
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Wed
Sep 18
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£11National Express
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Thu
Sep 19
£35Cross Country
£15National Express
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Fri
Sep 20
£69Cross Country
£15National Express
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Sat
Sep 21
£35Cross Country
£15National Express
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Sun
Sep 22
£35Cross Country
£17National Express
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Mon
Sep 23
£35Cross Country
£12National Express
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Tue
Sep 24
£35Cross Country
£14National Express
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Thu
Sep 26
£35Cross Country
£12National Express
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Fri
Sep 27
£52Virgin Trains
£11National Express
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Sat
Sep 28
£35Cross Country
£11National Express
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Sun
Sep 29
£34Cross Country
£12National Express
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Mon
Sep 30
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£11National Express
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Tue
Oct 1
£34Cross Country
£11National Express
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Thu
Oct 3
£34Cross Country
£9National Express
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Fri
Oct 4
£81Cross Country
£19National Express
£94KLM
Sat
Oct 5
£34Virgin Trains
£12National Express
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Sun
Oct 6
£31Virgin Trains
£12National Express
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Mon
Oct 7
£35Cross Country
£14National Express
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The fastest trains

from Birmingham
to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 46 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

141 km

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.

Fastest
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09:22Birmingham New Street2h46 12:08Cambridge
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£541One-way
Fastest
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08:22Birmingham New Street2h46 11:08Cambridge
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£541One-way
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08:10Birmingham New Street2h52 11:02Cambridge
1 change
£1361One-way
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09:10Birmingham New Street2h52 12:02Cambridge
1 change
£811One-way
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08:30Birmingham New Street3h02 11:32Cambridge
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£921One-way

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Journey Summary

Birmingham to Cambridge Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 51 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £42
Trains depart from:Birmingham
Trains arrive in:Cambridge
Distance:141 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Cambridge

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Birmingham
Cambridge
TrainBirmingham Moor Street

Amenities

TrainBirmingham New Street

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Refreshments
TrainBirmingham Snow Hill

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