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Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Peterborough to Cambridge is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
12:190h50
Peterborough
13:09Cambridge
£131One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:160h52
Peterborough
13:08Cambridge
£131One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
22:170h49
Peterborough
23:06Cambridge
£151One-way
0 changes
Greater Anglia
11:441h27
Peterborough
13:11Cambridge
£151One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
10:190h56
Peterborough
11:15Cambridge
£231One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePeterborough to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
East Midlands Railway
10:190h56
Peterborough
11:15Cambridge
0 changes
Cross Country
20:190h49
Peterborough
21:08Cambridge
0 changes
Cross Country
17:190h49
Peterborough
18:08Cambridge
0 changes
Cross Country
22:170h49
Peterborough
23:06Cambridge
0 changes
Greater Anglia
11:441h27
Peterborough
13:11Cambridge
0 changes

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Train times from Peterborough to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

49 m

Average

56 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

48 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Peterborough for Cambridge every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
20:190h49
Peterborough
21:08Cambridge
£231One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
17:190h49
Peterborough
18:08Cambridge
£231One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
22:170h49
Peterborough
23:06Cambridge
£151One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:190h50
Peterborough
13:09Cambridge
£131One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:160h52
Peterborough
13:08Cambridge
£131One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Peterborough to Cambridge

distanceDistance30 miles
durationAverage train duration49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Thameslink, Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Northern or East Coast

Trains from Peterborough to Cambridge cover the 30 miles long trip taking on average 49 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Thameslink, Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Northern or East Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Peterborough and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains and Thameslink trains Peterborough to Cambridge

CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains and Thameslink trains will get you to Cambridge from Peterborough from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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

Train information from Peterborough to Cambridge with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: £16
  • CrossCountry frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Peterborough to Cambridge

On weekdays, there can be up to six services per hour on trains from Peterborough to Cambridge. Usually, the journey takes just over an hour, although it may be as little as just under 50 minutes on the fastest services.

Peterborough to Cambridge train time: daily departures

Trains leave on this route throughout the day. The first train leaves Peterborough at around 6:27 a.m., and arrives into Cambridge at around 7:31 a.m. The last service departs Peterborough at around 11:20 p.m. and arrives into Cambridge at around 12:54 a.m.

How long is the journey by train from Peterborough to Cambridge?

The journey from Peterborough to Cambridge can be completed in around 49 minutes. On other occasions, it can take around one hour and 30 minutes to complete. This is especially common if you have to change trains at a station such as Ely.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Peterborough to Cambridge?

Departure train station: Peterborough train station is located around seven minutes' walk away from the city centre. At the station there are a number of good facilities for passengers to use, including a car park with over 700 spaces, food outlets, a waiting room and toilets.

Arrival train station: services on this route can arrive at one of two centrally located train stations. Cambridge North station is 17 minutes from the centre of the city on foot but can also be reached in under 10 minutes by bus. Cambridge Station is more central and both stations have basic facilities including waiting rooms, shops and toilets.

Which train companies travel from Peterborough to Cambridge?

Thameslink, East Midlands Trains, Greater Anglia and Crosscountry operate services on this route. Crosscountry provides train services which do not require a change and are always direct.

Thameslink: Peterborough to Cambridge

Thameslink trains from Peterborough to Cambridge run all day. They are often not direct and travel around two times per hour.

East Midlands Trains: Peterborough to Cambridge

East Midlands Trains from Peterborough to Cambridge require passengers to change in places like Ely. But the overall journey is quick at just under one hour.

Greater Anglia: Peterborough to Cambridge

Greater Anglia trains can vary in their frequency and journey time, although it usually takes slightly longer than an hour to reach Cambridge.

Crosscountry: Peterborough to Cambridge

Many Crosscountry services run direct, but a few services during the day will require one change. Services run every hour and take around one hour to complete the journey.

Peterborough to Cambridge trains: services on board

On board Thameslink trains, it is possible to book first-class seating. Luggage is permitted on board, although passengers are advised to not leave it near doors. Disabled passengers are able to get help with their luggage by giving 12 hours' notice. Bikes and pets are allowed on Thameslink services.

First-class is available on East Midlands Railway. Some folding bikes are allowed, too. There are no restrictions on carry-on luggage and pets are welcome on board. Passenger assistance is available for travellers with limited mobility.

First-class is available on Greater Anglia train services. Cyclists with bicycles are able to store their bike in the spaces provided. Luggage is allowed, and a maximum of two pets can be carried on this service. Assistance with boarding for disabled travellers can be booked in advance.

Crosscountry services welcome pets. First-class is available, while both manual and powered wheelchairs are permitted. Bike storage can be booked over the phone, and there's even a luggage delivery service available for heavy carry-on luggage.

How to find cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Cambridge

Booking in advance can make it much easier to find discounted fares, as prices rise closer to the time of travel. While a slower journey with a changeover can be a hassle, it can also save money on ticket prices.

FAQs: Peterborough to Cambridge train

FAQs: Travel by train from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Cambridge.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Cambridge can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Peterborough to Cambridge is £16; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Peterborough to Cambridge train travel time is 49 min   for the 30 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Peterborough to Cambridge leaves at 06: 13. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Peterborough to Cambridge leaves at 22: 19.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Peterborough to Cambridge without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 5 direct trains from Peterborough to Cambridge each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Cambridge. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Peterborough to Cambridge.
For the best Peterborough to Cambridge train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Thameslink, Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Northern or East Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Cambridge from Peterborough to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 19.

When departing from Peterborough, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Peterborough and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Park. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your journey in train stations like Cambridge, Cambridge North and Cambridge or Cambridge North.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Peterborough, which is located around 0.2 miles (260 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.

A day trip to Cambridge from Peterborough is worth doing with a journey time of 49 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Peterborough to Cambridge by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cambridge from Peterborough including taking a train or coach.

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