London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge train

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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Thameslink
08:161h55
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:11Cambridge station (CBG)
£531One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Great Northern
08:252h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:30Cambridge station (CBG)
£531One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:182h23
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:41Cambridge station (CBG)
£531One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Thameslink
08:161h55
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:11Cambridge station (CBG)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:182h23
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:41Cambridge station (CBG)
1 change
Great Northern
08:252h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:30Cambridge station (CBG)
2 changes

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 55 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

117 km

Of the 3 trains that leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for Cambridge every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Thameslink
08:161h55
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:11Cambridge station (CBG)
£531One-way
0 changes
Great Northern
08:252h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:30Cambridge station (CBG)
£531One-way
2 changes
Thameslink
08:182h23
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:41Cambridge station (CBG)
£531One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge

distanceDistance73 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Great Northern, Abellio Greater Anglia or CrossCountry

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge cover the 73 miles long route taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Great Northern, Abellio Greater Anglia or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £40.

Train companies: Thameslink, Great Northern and Abellio Greater Anglia trains London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge

Buy your official Thameslink, Great Northern and Abellio Greater Anglia train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge from £22 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Thameslink from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22
  • Thameslink frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge.
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge can start from as little as £22 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge is £40; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge train travel time is 1 h 52 min   for the 73 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge leaves at 07: 06. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge leaves at 23: 10.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge without having to change trains with Thameslink. There are 15 direct trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thameslink, Great Northern, Abellio Greater Anglia or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 10.
A day trip to Cambridge from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 52 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge is September.
You have options as you can travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridge 2 different ways: train or coach.

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