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Train Information between Cambridge and London

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink

Trains from Cambridge to London cover the 48 miles (78 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 12 min with our travel partners like Great Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Cambridge to London: Journey Details

It's easy to make the journey with a train from Cambridge to London, with services departing from Cambridge every 5-15 minutes throughout the day. What's more, trains from Cambridge to London are direct, and passengers can arrive at their destination in just under an hour (although journey times vary, and can last up to about an hour and a half). You can be flexible with your departure time, as services operate from just before 5:00 a.m. until around 11:30 p.m.

Taking the Train from Cambridge

The train from Cambridge to London departs from Cambridge Station, the city's main railway station, which is located on Station Road, just under 2 km southeast of the city centre. The busiest station in East England, there are ample facilities for storing bicycles, as well as a large car park with space for taxis to pick up and drop off passengers travelling to the station by car.

Getting into London by Train

Trains from Cambridge to London will arrive at either Liverpool Street or Kings Cross stations, but both are very well connected to other London destinations; Liverpool Street is connected to the London Underground on the Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines and Kings Cross in on the Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Piccadilly, Northern and Victoria lines. Both stations are very centrally located, close to many hotels and attractions. Onward travel is also easy using public buses and taxis, and also on foot.

FAQ for trains from Cambridge to London

 

1. Which train companies go from Cambridge to London?

All Cambridge to London trains are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia or Great Northern Trains.

2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to London?

Taking the train from Cambridge to London takes between 45 minutes and an hour and a half to arrive in London depending on the train company, time of day, and time of week you are travelling.

3. When are the first and last trains of the day from Cambridge to London?

The first Cambridge to London train departs Cambridge at 4:45 a.m., while the last train leaves at 11:20 p.m.

4. Where do trains from Cambridge to London depart from and arrive to?

All Cambridge to London trains depart from Cambridge train station. All trains travelling from Cambridge to London arrive at either London's Liverpool Street or Kings Cross train station.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train to London from Cambridge?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Cambridge and London for as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Cambridge to London?
The Cambridge to London train ticket price is on average £15  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Cambridge to London?
The distance between Cambridge and London by train is approximately 48 miles (78 km).
How long does it take from Cambridge to London by train?
While the time it takes to travel 48 miles (78 km) from Cambridge to London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cambridge to London is on average 1 h 12 min.
Which train station in Cambridge goes to London? Which train station do I come into London from Cambridge?

When taking the train between Cambridge and London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cambridge and Cambridge North. Your route can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cambridge   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Cambridge? Where is the train station in London?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Cambridge and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Cambridge to London?
For the trip from Cambridge to London you can take a train with Great Northern, Greater Anglia or Thameslink. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Cambridge and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Cambridge to London direct trains?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day to London from Cambridge. If you’re looking for a direct train from Cambridge to London, consider travelling with Greater Anglia, Great Northern or Thameslink. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there to London from Cambridge?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cambridge to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Cambridge to London? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Cambridge to London at 07: 03   or take the last train from Cambridge to London leaving at 08: 50. Look for the latest Cambridge London train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I buy Cambridge London train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Cambridge and London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £15 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cambridge to London a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cambridge for your journey to London.