Peterborough to Cambridge train

Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£23

Average

£31

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.

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13:19Peterborough0h49 14:08Cambridge
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£231One-way
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09:50Peterborough1h21 11:11Cambridge North
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10:19Peterborough0h56 11:15Cambridge North
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19:19Peterborough0h49 20:08Cambridge
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17:41Peterborough1h28 19:09Cambridge
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Train schedule Peterborough to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 August
09:11Peterborough1h18 10:29Cambridge
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09:50Peterborough1h21 11:11Cambridge North
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10:19Peterborough0h56 11:15Cambridge North
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10:36Peterborough1h11 11:47Cambridge
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10:45Peterborough1h42 12:27Cambridge
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11:44Peterborough1h27 13:11Cambridge North
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11:58Peterborough1h29 13:27Cambridge
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13:19Peterborough0h49 14:08Cambridge
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13:24Peterborough1h23 14:47Cambridge
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14:19Peterborough0h50 15:09Cambridge
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14:45Peterborough1h42 16:27Cambridge
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15:19Peterborough0h49 16:08Cambridge
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15:23Peterborough1h24 16:47Cambridge
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16:19Peterborough0h50 17:09Cambridge
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16:34Peterborough1h13 17:47Cambridge
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17:19Peterborough0h49 18:08Cambridge
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17:41Peterborough1h28 19:09Cambridge
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18:19Peterborough0h50 19:09Cambridge
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19:19Peterborough0h49 20:08Cambridge
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20:19Peterborough0h49 21:08Cambridge
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21:19Peterborough0h49 22:08Cambridge
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22:17Peterborough0h49 23:06Cambridge
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22:56Peterborough1h33 00:29Cambridge
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Fastest train times from Peterborough to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

49 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

23

Distance

48 km

Of the 23 trains that leave Peterborough for Cambridge every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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13:19Peterborough0h49 14:08Cambridge
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£231One-way
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19:19Peterborough0h49 20:08Cambridge
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21:19Peterborough0h49 22:08Cambridge
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17:19Peterborough0h49 18:08Cambridge
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22:17Peterborough0h49 23:06Cambridge
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Overview: Train from Peterborough to Cambridge

distanceDistance30 miles
durationAverage train duration49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency28 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, East Midlands Railway, Greater Anglia, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Peterborough to Cambridge cover the 30 miles long journey taking on average 49 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, East Midlands Railway, Greater Anglia, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Peterborough and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains trains Peterborough to Cambridge

Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains trains will get you to Cambridge from Peterborough from £14. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Peterborough and Cambridge online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Cambridge from Peterborough as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Peterborough and Cambridge start at £14 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 30 miles (48 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Cambridge from Peterborough. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Peterborough to Cambridge CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Peterborough to Cambridge train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 51 min
  • Average Price: £14
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

Looking to travel by train to Cambridge from Peterborough? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with East Midlands Trains. Check Omio to see current East Midlands Trains train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Peterborough to Cambridge train and book East Midlands Trains tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Cambridge from Peterborough, you can expect to travel 30 miles (48 km) one-way with East Midlands Trains. If you search for trains to Cambridge from Peterborough in the Omio app, you can check if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with East Midlands Trains, we do the work for you to get you safely to Cambridge from Peterborough. Book that perfect Peterborough to Cambridge train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with East Midlands Trains!

Train information from Peterborough to Cambridge with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 33 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 11 a day

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Abellio Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Cambridge for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Abellio Greater Anglia train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Peterborough to Cambridge train with Abellio Greater Anglia (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Peterborough - Cambridge trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Peterborough to Cambridge by train is 30 miles (48 km). You can book tickets for this Abellio Greater Anglia train for as low as £22 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Abellio Greater Anglia tickets to Cambridge from Peterborough in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Abellio Greater Anglia Peterborough - Cambridge train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Cambridge.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cambridge from Peterborough for as low as £14  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Cambridge from Peterborough is £19  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Cambridge from Peterborough via train to be approximately 30 miles.
On average the Peterborough to Cambridge train time is 49 min  covering the 30 miles long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Peterborough   and arrive in Cambridge.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Peterborough, which is located around 0.1 miles (231 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.

For the route from Peterborough to Cambridge you can take a train with Thameslink, East Midlands Railway, Greater Anglia, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Peterborough to Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Peterborough for Cambridge is 28 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Peterborough to Cambridge train departs at 05: 27   and the last train from Peterborough to Cambridge leaves at 22: 58. Check out the most up-to-date Peterborough to Cambridge train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find a train between Peterborough and Cambridge to cost on average £19 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Peterborough to Cambridge train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Peterborough
Cambridge
The major railway station for departures from Peterborough is Peterborough. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Peterborough for your trip to Cambridge from Peterborough.
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Public transport options for Peterborough
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement Coaches leave from the station entrance.

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