Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) train

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Compare prices and tickets Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) by coach or train

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB)

distanceDistance290 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£308 (€342)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast or CrossCountry

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) cover the 290 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 41 min with our travel partners like East Coast or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £294, but the average price of train tickets is £308. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cambridge North.

FAQs: Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) 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 Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) can start from as little as £294 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) is £308; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) train time is 4 h 41 min   covering the 290 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) leaves at 05: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) leaves at 20: 00.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) which require at least one change with East Coast or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) train with East Coast or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Cambridge North (CMB) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 00.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cambridge North, located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from the city centre.

You have options as you can travel between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and Cambridge North (CMB) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

Trains arriving to Cambridge North

Distance from Cambridge North to city center
Distance from Cambridge North to city center
4.5 miles (7.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From bus stop on station forecourt.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Selfdrive Cambridge
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from information point | Helpline Contact: 0800 028 2878
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible taxis: Details of the nearest taxi will be supplied by station staff | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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