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.
The average ticket from Manchester to Cambridge will cost around £ 91 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 91.
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4 h 17 m
4 h 31 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Manchester to Cambridge without changing at least once.
|Distance||131 miles (212 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||£66 (€75)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||East Midlands Trains, Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Manchester to Cambridge cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £66, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cambridge.
You can travel by train from Manchester to Cambridge with CrossCountry for as low as £42. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to Cambridge you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Manchester and Cambridge with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Manchester and Cambridge as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Manchester to Cambridge train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Manchester to Cambridge on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 131 miles (212 km) journey between Manchester and Cambridge with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Manchester to Cambridge due to the coronavirus:
When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your journey in train stations like Cambridge and Cambridge North.
Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cambridge most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Cambridge, called Cambridge, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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