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Train Information to Cambridge from Nottingham

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£31 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains or Cross Country

Trains from Nottingham to Cambridge cover the 74 miles (119 km) long route taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £28, but the average price of train tickets is £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Cambridge.

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Nottingham to Cambridge with CrossCountry

Find the best trains between Nottingham and Cambridge with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £28. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.


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

Book your CrossCountry Nottingham to Cambridge train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry’s up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Nottingham to Cambridge routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Nottingham and Cambridge is 74 miles (119 km), and the best price for a one-way Nottingham - Cambridge CrossCountry train ticket starts at £32 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Train information from Nottingham to Cambridge with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 49 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 4 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets from Nottingham to Cambridge don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Cambridge.
How much do cheap trains to Cambridge from Nottingham cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Nottingham to Cambridge to cost as little as £28  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Nottingham and Cambridge?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Nottingham to Cambridge train prices are on average £31  one way.
What is the distance from Nottingham to Cambridge via train?
The distance from Nottingham to Cambridge by train is approximately 74 miles (119 km).
What is the average Nottingham to Cambridge train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 74 miles (119 km) to Cambridge from Nottingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Nottingham to Cambridge is on average 2 h 53 min.
When travelling by train from Nottingham to Cambridge, which train station in Nottingham do I depart from and which train station in Cambridge do I arrive in?

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

Where is the train station in Nottingham to go to Cambridge? Where is the train station in Cambridge located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Nottingham, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Nottingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Cambridge, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Cambridge.

What train providers offer a service to Cambridge from Nottingham?
For the best Nottingham to Cambridge train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Nottingham to Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there between Nottingham and Cambridge?
The average number of trains departing Nottingham for Cambridge is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Nottingham to Cambridge? When does the last train depart from Nottingham to Cambridge?
You can take the first train from Nottingham to Cambridge at 07: 50   or take the last train from Nottingham to Cambridge leaving at 09: 48. Look for the latest Nottingham Cambridge train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Nottingham and Cambridge to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Cambridge from Nottingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £31 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Nottingham to Cambridge a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Nottingham is Nottingham. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Nottingham for your trip to Cambridge from Nottingham.