The cheapest trains from Cambridge to Norwich

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Cheapest

£22

Average

£23

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cambridge to Norwich will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.

Cheapest
08:47Cambridge1h36 10:23Norwich
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£221One-way
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12:20Cambridge1h19 13:39Norwich
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£221One-way
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09:47Cambridge1h36 11:23Norwich
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£221One-way
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15:20Cambridge1h19 16:39Norwich
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£221One-way
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09:35Cambridge1h35 11:10Norwich
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£221One-way

Timetable Cambridge to Norwich

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08:19Cambridge1h22 09:41Norwich
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08:47Cambridge1h36 10:23Norwich
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09:12Cambridge1h19 10:31Norwich
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09:35Cambridge1h35 11:10Norwich
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09:47Cambridge1h36 11:23Norwich
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10:13Cambridge1h26 11:39Norwich
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10:46Cambridge1h40 12:26Norwich
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11:21Cambridge1h18 12:39Norwich
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11:37Cambridge1h37 13:14Norwich
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11:46Cambridge1h37 13:23Norwich
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12:20Cambridge1h19 13:39Norwich
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12:35Cambridge1h36 14:11Norwich
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13:20Cambridge1h22 14:42Norwich
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15:20Cambridge1h19 16:39Norwich
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15:35Cambridge1h37 17:12Norwich
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15:46Cambridge1h35 17:21Norwich
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16:16Cambridge1h21 17:37Norwich
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16:46Cambridge1h58 18:44Norwich
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Fri
29 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£13National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£13National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£13National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£15Greater Anglia
£13National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£13National Express

The fastest trains from Cambridge to Norwich

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 18 m

Average

1 h 30 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

93 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Cambridge for Norwich every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 93 km distance in an average of 1 h 30 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 18 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 58 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
11:21Cambridge1h18 12:39Norwich
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£221One-way
12:20Cambridge1h19 13:39Norwich
0 changes
£221One-way
15:20Cambridge1h19 16:39Norwich
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£221One-way
09:12Cambridge1h19 10:31Norwich
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£221One-way
16:16Cambridge1h21 17:37Norwich
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£221One-way

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Train Information from Cambridge to Norwich

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Cambridge to Norwich cover the 58 miles (93 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 19 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Norwich.

Trains from Cambridge to Norwich

Take a trip between two charming cities in the East of England and enjoy the delightful countryside whilst you sit back, relax and enjoy the journey. Trains from Cambridge to Norwich run frequently throughout the day from two providers: Greater Anglia and East Midlands Trains. Travel direct or change at one of the lovely market towns to reach your destination in Norwich. With a journey times ranging from one hour 15 minutes to one hour 40 minutes, you can decide which train to take to get you to your destination in good time.

Cambridge to Norwich Train Time: Daily departures

With a regular service operating between these two cities, this journey is a popular route for both travellers and commuters alike. Trains from Cambridge to Norwich begin servicing this route from around 6:05 a.m. and run until late into the evening. Throughout the day there are between two and four trains per hour for travellers' convenience.

How long is the journey by train from Cambridge to Norwich?

With a journey time of around one hour 20 minutes for direct trains and varying durations for those requiring a change, the train journey from Cambridge to Norwich is fast. Should passengers decide upon a service which requires a change at either Ely or Stowmarket then the journey will be between one hour 12 minutes and one hour 40 minutes long. Passengers should check the times before they depart for more information. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Cambridge to Norwich?

Departure train station: A one-mile distance from the historic city centre, this delightful station is within walking distance for those not in a rush, but it's also well connected to bus routes and offers parking too for those who are driving. The station itself offers an array of cafes, shops, waiting areas and is equipped with a left-luggage facility.

Norwich railway station: Only a short walk from the centre of this pretty city, passengers can reach the city centre within 15 minutes. Just outside the station door is a taxi rank and bus stop for travellers with luggage. The station facilities include shops, a cafe, ATMs and a waiting room.

Which train companies travel from Cambridge to Norwich?

With two companies offering train travel between Cambridge and Norwich, there's an array of options for passengers. Greater Anglia offers both direct journeys and those with a change at Stowmarket. East Midlands Trains offer a quick route too, but with a change necessary at Ely. In spite of the required change, the East Midlands Train is, in general, the quickest of the routes available.

Greater Anglia Cambridge to Norwich

Greater Anglia run trains from Cambridge to Norwich frequently throughout the week. From around 6:00 a.m. on a weekday and around 7:00 a.m. on a Saturday, a direct train leaves for Norwich every hour up until almost 11:00 p.m. These trains take approximately one hour 20 minutes and also operate a less frequent service on Sundays. A non-direct route also runs throughout the day, via Stowmarket.

East Midlands Trains Cambridge to Norwich​

East Midlands trains start operating throughout the week at around 6:30 a.m. from Monday to Saturday, with the last train departing in the late evening. Offering a regular service, which requires a change at Ely, the duration of this journey can be between one hour 12 minutes and one hour 42 minutes, so passengers are advised to check before they book. On Sundays there is a limited service on this route. ​

Cambridge to Norwich Trains: Services onboard

Trains from Cambridge to Norwich offers one standard class during the journey. There is ample room for luggage above-head, below the seat or at the ends of each carriage. Bikes are not permitted on the East Midlands Train routes, unless they are fold-up bikes. Greater Anglia do permit bikes, assuming the owner has a valid ticket and there is space. Both train companies allow up to two dogs, cats or other small animals free of charge, as long as the animals do not take up seat space. If passengers need to travel with more pets, they will need to pay a charge.

How do I find cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Norwich?

Travellers can find the cheapest tickets on the Omio website if they book their train tickets from Cambridge to Norwich in advance. Having flexibility around travel times and whether travel is direct or not is also another great way to save money.

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Trains from Cambridge to Norwich
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Cambridge to Norwich?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Norwich from Cambridge to cost as little as £15  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Cambridge to Norwich?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Cambridge and Norwich is £21  one way.
What is the distance to Norwich from Cambridge via train?
You should expect to travel around 58 miles (93 km)  between Cambridge and Norwich by train.
How long does it take from Cambridge to Norwich by train?
On average the Cambridge to Norwich train time is 1 h 19 min  covering the 58 miles (93 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Cambridge goes to Norwich? Which train station do I come into Norwich from Cambridge?

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

Where is the Cambridge train station located? Where is the Norwich train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Cambridge, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cambridge. The most popular arrival train station in Norwich, called Norwich, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service between Cambridge and Norwich?
For the trip from Cambridge to Norwich you can take a train with Greater Anglia or East Midlands Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Norwich from Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Cambridge to Norwich direct trains?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Cambridge to Norwich. You can look to travel with Greater Anglia  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many trains are there to Norwich from Cambridge a day?
The average number of trains departing Cambridge for Norwich is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Cambridge to Norwich? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Cambridge to Norwich train departs at 07: 47   and the last train from Cambridge to Norwich leaves at 10: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Cambridge to Norwich train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Cambridge and Norwich for the best deals?
If you book Cambridge to Norwich train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £21. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Norwich from Cambridge. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cambridge
Norwich
The major railway station for departures from Cambridge is Cambridge. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cambridge for your trip between Cambridge and Norwich.