Cambridge to Croydon train

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Cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Croydon

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cambridge to Croydon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Train times from Cambridge to Croydon

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Fastest Journey

2 h 7 m


2 h 7 m

Trains per day



92 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cambridge for Croydon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Cambridge to Croydon

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink or Great Northern

Trains from Cambridge to Croydon cover the 57 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Great Northern. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £32, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in East Croydon.

Train providers: Thameslink and Great Northern trains Cambridge to Croydon

You can travel by train between Cambridge and Croydon with Thameslink and Great Northern for as low as £24. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Thameslink from Cambridge to Croydon train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: £26
  • Thameslink frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Cambridge to Croydon train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cambridge to Croydon 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 Cambridge to Croydon.
Cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Croydon can start from as little as £24 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cambridge to Croydon is £32; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cambridge to Croydon train time is 1 h 35 min   covering the 57 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cambridge to Croydon leaves at 04: 53. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cambridge to Croydon leaves at 18: 26.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Cambridge to Croydon without having to change trains with Thameslink. There are 16 direct trains from Cambridge to Croydon each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Cambridge to Croydon train with Thameslink or Great Northern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Cambridge to Croydon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 26.

When departing from Cambridge, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Cambridge, Cambridge North and Cambridge or Cambridge North. When arriving in Croydon, you can end your journey in train stations like East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cambridge, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at East Croydon, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Croydon from Cambridge is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cambridge to Croydon is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Croydon from Cambridge including taking a train or coach.

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