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.
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1 h 30 m
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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.
|Distance||58 miles (93 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||£21 (€24)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Greater 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cambridge and arrive in Norwich.
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.
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