Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
05:554h07
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:02Cambridge station (CBG)
£621One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:053h57
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:02Cambridge station (CBG)
£1071One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Avanti West Coast
05:554h07
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:02Cambridge station (CBG)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:053h57
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:02Cambridge station (CBG)
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

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Train times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 57 m

Average

4 h 2 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

214 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Cambridge station (CBG) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
05:053h57
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:02Cambridge station (CBG)
£1071One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:554h07
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:02Cambridge station (CBG)
£621One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG)

distanceDistance132 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) cover the 132 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £46, but the average price of train tickets is £91. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG)

You can travel by train between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Cambridge station (CBG) with East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains for as low as £272. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 26 min
  • Cheapest Price: £272
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) 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 Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) can start from as little as £46 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) is £91; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) is 3 h 30 min   to travel the 132 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) leaves at 05: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) leaves at 18: 55.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) which require at least one change with CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Cambridge station (CBG). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG).
Take the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) train with CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 55.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cambridge, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Cambridge station (CBG) is January.
You have options as you can travel between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Cambridge station (CBG) 2 different ways: coach or train.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

Trains arriving to Cambridge

Distance from Cambridge to city center
Distance from Cambridge to city center
1.4 miles (2.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster | 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: No

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