Cheap Birmingham to Cambridge train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Birmingham to Cambridge was $45.23. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Cambridge ? How far is Birmingham to Cambridge ?

The distance between Birmingham to Cambridge is 87.17 miles or 140.25 km. A train trip from Birmingham to Cambridge typically takes 3 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cambridge faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by CrossCountry. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 14 minutes to get from Birmingham to Cambridge.

A train getaway to Cambridge clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Cambridge before you have to hop on the train back to Birmingham. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Cambridge. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Monday trains from Birmingham to Cambridge are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

CrossCountry has the most connections between Birmingham to Cambridge

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Cambridge. One train carrier operates regular service on the Birmingham to Cambridge route. CrossCountry offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to Cambridge, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Birmingham to Cambridge, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge, which start at $24.49.

One train carrier connects Birmingham to Cambridge


CrossCountry train tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge start from $39.66, and on average cost $45.23. Daily there are 4 CrossCountry schedules to Cambridge. CrossCountry in Birmingham leaves from New St Station, And in Cambridge trains arrive at Station Road,

From Birmingham to Cambridge train travel on CrossCountry takes 3 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cambridge faster, CrossCountry offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 14 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, CrossCountry offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $45.23 for a one-way train ticket to Cambridge.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Birmingham on their way to Cambridge. The busiest departure station in Birmingham serving this route is New St Station.
  • New St Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Cambridge from Birmingham., The busiest departure station in Birmingham serving this route is Station Road.
  • Station Road