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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from London to Cambridge, CAM?

Lowest Price$30.92
Fastest Train0h 47m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from London to Cambridge right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from London to Cambridge?

In the last month, $30.92 was the average price of a train ticket from London, LND to Cambridge, CAM. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from London to Cambridge?

The distance between London and Cambridge is approximately 49 miles, or 80 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 47 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Cambridge.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from London to Cambridge are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs London at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from London to Cambridge?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Cambridge. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cambridge to London. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from London to Cambridge for $8.41.

Which train should you take from London to Cambridge?

There are 3 train lines with service from London, London, City of to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Greater Anglia + Connections is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Great Northern10h 47m$30.92
Greater Anglia + Connections21h 33m$30.92
Thameslink21h 8m$30.92

Where is the train station in London?

London has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Cambridge:

  • St Pancras Intl
  • Liverpool Street Station
  • London Kings Cross

Where is the train station in Cambridge?

Cambridge has one train station:

  • Station Road

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