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Train Information from Luton to Cambridge

distanceDistance32 miles (51 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Northern

Trains from Luton to Cambridge cover the 32 miles (51 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Great Northern. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Cambridge.

Trains from Luton to Cambridge: Journey Details

Train services between Luton and Cambridge run from early morning onwards, with the last departures scheduled late at night. The number of trains varies from one to three per hour. Services are provided by Thameslink, Great Northern and Greater Anglia. The journey usually takes between 1 hour 50 minutes and 2 hours 30 minutes, including two changes in London, but overnight services could take longer. There are peak charges for some morning trains.

Taking the Train from Luton

Luton rail station is in a central location, just a short walk from The Mall shopping centre. There is a large car park and bicycle stands are also available. The station is served by trains and buses from the surrounding area, as well as taxis. It has a rail link with London Luton Airport's Parkway station, with the journey between the two only taking around 3 minutes.

Getting into Cambridge by Train

With its ancient buildings and narrow, cobbled streets, Cambridge is one of Britain's most historic cities. It is best known for its university, and visitors can walk around the grounds of many of its colleges. Other attractions include the city's wide range of shops and the popular market, as well as the opportunity to take a ride in a punt under the Bridge of Sighs on the River Cam. People taking trains from Luton to Cambridge will arrive at the main Cambridge train station, which is about a 20-minute walk from the city centre. There are frequent bus services into the city, and there is also a taxi rank at the railway station.

Travel Tips

Trains from Luton 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 Luton to Cambridge.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Luton to Cambridge cost?
You can find a cheap train from Luton to Cambridge for some dates and times for as low as £36  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Luton to Cambridge?
The Luton to Cambridge train ticket price is on average £46  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is it from Luton to Cambridge by train?
You should expect to travel around 32 miles (51 km)  between Luton and Cambridge by train.
What is the average Luton to Cambridge train duration?
On average the train from Luton to Cambridge duration is 1 h 35 min  for the 32 miles (51 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Luton and arrival train station in Cambridge?

When taking the train between Luton and Cambridge, you can choose to depart from train stations like Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport. Your trip can end in train stations such as Cambridge and Cambridge North.

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

Where is the train station in Luton? Where is the train station in Cambridge?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Luton and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cambridge most often arrive at Cambridge and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Luton to Cambridge?
When taking a train from Luton to Cambridge, you can count on Great Northern for the best way to get you to Cambridge. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Luton to Cambridge and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there between Luton and Cambridge a day?
On average, there are 51 trains a day from Luton to Cambridge. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Luton to Cambridge? When does the last train depart from Luton to Cambridge?
You can take the first train from Luton to Cambridge at 07: 12   or take the last train from Luton to Cambridge leaving at 09: 39. Look for the latest Luton Cambridge train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I purchase Luton Cambridge train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Luton to Cambridge to cost on average £46 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Luton to Cambridge train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Luton
Cambridge
Luton is the most popular Luton 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 Luton for your journey to Cambridge.