Glasgow to Cambridge train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Cheapest

£68

Average

£115

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.

London North Eastern Railway
07:15Glasgow6h25 13:40Cambridge
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£681One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:36Glasgow6h24 14:00Cambridge
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£771One-way
London North Eastern Railway
14:15Glasgow6h07 20:22Cambridge
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£871One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:45Glasgow6h20 14:05Cambridge
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£1421One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:45Glasgow6h24 16:09Cambridge
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£1421One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 8 August
London North Eastern Railway
07:15Glasgow6h25 13:40Cambridge
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Avanti West Coast
07:36Glasgow6h24 14:00Cambridge
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London North Eastern Railway
07:45Glasgow6h20 14:05Cambridge
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London North Eastern Railway
08:00Glasgow6h05 14:05Cambridge
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London North Eastern Railway
08:45Glasgow6h22 15:07Cambridge
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London North Eastern Railway
09:45Glasgow6h24 16:09Cambridge
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London North Eastern Railway
14:15Glasgow6h07 20:22Cambridge
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Fastest Journey

6 h 5 m

Average

6 h 18 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

497 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Glasgow for Cambridge every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:00Glasgow6h05 14:05Cambridge
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£1431One-way
London North Eastern Railway
14:15Glasgow6h07 20:22Cambridge
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£871One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:45Glasgow6h20 14:05Cambridge
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£1421One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:45Glasgow6h22 15:07Cambridge
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£1441One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:36Glasgow6h24 14:00Cambridge
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£771One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Cambridge

distanceDistance308 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£69 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCaledonian Sleeper, Cross Country, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Glasgow to Cambridge cover the 308 miles long route taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £49, but the average price of train tickets is £69. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Glasgow to Cambridge

For as little as £49 you can travel by train from Glasgow to Cambridge with First TransPennine Express 3, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3). Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Northern Rail (3)
CrossCountry
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Glasgow to Cambridge you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    Are you making plans to travel to Cambridge from Glasgow? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Glasgow to Cambridge trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 308 miles (497 km) to Cambridge from Glasgow. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Glasgow and Cambridge, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from Glasgow to Cambridge, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

      First TransPennine Express 3 tickets between Glasgow and Cambridge are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with First TransPennine Express 3 between Glasgow and Cambridge all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 308 miles (497 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the First TransPennine Express 3 train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Glasgow to Cambridge routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best First TransPennine Express 3 Glasgow to Cambridge train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Cambridge with First TransPennine Express 3!

      Glasgow to Cambridge train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

      • Average Duration: 14 h 14 min
      • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

      Trains from Glasgow to Cambridge: Journey Details

      It's relatively easy to take a train from Glasgow to Cambridge and passengers can choose to travel by either the east or west coast routes. There are trains at almost hourly intervals during the day, but no direct services are available. Depending on the route chosen and the number of changes, journey times can vary from just under 6 hours to 7.5 hours. Trains are operated by Virgin and East Coast, with some onward services provided by CrossCountry. The most direct route between Glasgow and Cambridge is run by Virgin Trains and has 1 change to the CrossCountry Cambridge service at Birmingham New Street station. There can be up to 3 changes on this journey and intermediate stations might include Edinburgh Waverley, York, Peterborough, Stevenage and London Euston and Kings Cross.

      Taking the Train from Glasgow

      Passengers travelling by train from Glasgow to Cambridge depart from Glasgow Central Station. As its name implies, the railway station is conveniently located in Gordon Street in the centre of the city. There are good local bus links to the station from most parts of Glasgow to Scotland's busiest station, and local taxi services also have excellent access.

      Getting into Cambridge by Train

      Cambridge is a historic university city on the banks of the River Cam. Visitors will enjoy exploring iconic buildings like King's College Chapel while proximity to East Anglia and the Fens is an added attraction. Those travelling by train from Glasgow to Cambridge will arrive at Cambridge railway station which is located just under 2 km to the south of the city centre. Regular bus services run to all parts of the city, and taxis are also available from the designated taxi rank adjacent to the station.

      Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Cambridge

      Travel by train to Cambridge 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 Glasgow to Cambridge.
      FAQs
      You can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Cambridge for some dates and times for as low as £49  one way in the next 7 days.
      If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Cambridge train price to come in at an average of £69  one way.
      The distance to Cambridge from Glasgow by train is approximately 308 miles.
      The train time to Cambridge from Glasgow is on average 6 h 20 min  for the 308 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go between Glasgow and Cambridge by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

      Some of the Glasgow train stations to Cambridge you can start your journey from include Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cambridge include Cambridge and Cambridge North.

      When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arriving in Cambridge.

      The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Glasgow.

      The most popular arrival train station, Cambridge, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Cambridge.

      For the best Glasgow to Cambridge train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Glasgow to Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
      The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Cambridge is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest train departing from Glasgow to Cambridge leaves at 07: 15. The last train departing from Glasgow to Cambridge leaves at 17: 15. You can find the latest Glasgow to Cambridge train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
      If you buy Glasgow to Cambridge train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £69. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Glasgow and Cambridge. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Glasgow
      Cambridge
      Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Cambridge.
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      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
      Public transport options for Glasgow Central
      Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
      Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
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      Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
      Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
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      Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
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      Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
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      Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road

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