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London to Cambridge Train Tickets

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London

Cambridge
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London

Cambridge
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Enlighten yourself in one of England’s most historic academic cities by booking a trip from London to Cambridge by train! Whether you board with Great Northern or Greater Anglia, you’ll enjoy ticket flexibility, frequent daily departure times and all the essential travel comforts of riding in First or Standard Class. Great Northern trains depart from London King’s Cross station and Greater Anglia trains, from Liverpool Street. Because there are approximately 106 direct-route departures to choose from each day, you can always get to Cambridge right on schedule!

From London, you’ll travel northeast to Cambridge, a university town intersected by the picturesque and winding River Cam. Here, you’ll discover numerous high-profile academic institutions, including the esteemed University of Cambridge (the world’s 4th-oldest university still in operation), Anglia Ruskin University and Cambridge Regional College. Other city highlights include the King’s College Chapel, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Christ’s Pieces Victorian park and Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

Purchase your convenient London to Cambridge train ticket here. Then, use the ticket collection reference # provided in the email we send you to collect your actual ticket from a self-service ticket machine anywhere in Britain.

Journey Details

Frequency

Trains depart from London King’s Cross approximately every 5-10 minutes during peak times and every 30 minutes otherwise; trains depart from Liverpool Street approximately every 30 minutes during peak times and every hour otherwise; on average, there are 106 combined non-stop departures daily

Travel time

46 minutes non-stop (fastest time by Great Northern train) 1 hour and 5 minutes non-stop (fastest time by Greater Anglia train)

Train stations

London King’s Cross or Liverpool Street and Cambridge

Train features

Great Northern and Greater Anglia passenger trains, reaching a maximum speed of 177km/h
Ticket Fares

When booking your ticket for travel from London to Cambridge by train, the following fare options may be available:

Ticket ONLY on Departure - Anytime

These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are not included.

Ticket ONLY on Departure - Off-Peak

Tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Seat reservations are not included.

Ticket on Departure & Reservation - Anytime

These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket on Departure & Reservation - Advance

These tickets are less expensive, but have a limited availability. The sooner you book, the less you pay. Ideal for those committed to traveling on a particular date, time and train. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket on Departure & Reservation - Off-Peak

Tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Seat reservations are included.
Ticket Classes

Standard Class

Standard class coaches provide comfortable, quality seating.

First Class

First class coaches have a quieter atmosphere, and come equipped with larger seats offering superior comfort and plenty of legroom.
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children under 5 years of age travel for free. Children between the ages of 5 and 15 can save up to 50% off the adult ticket price.
Train Services and Amenities
  • WiFi access on select trains
  • Power outlets on select trains
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage items
  • Travel assistance and priority seating for passengers with special needs
  • Non-smoking coaches
Additional Details

Seat reservations

  • When booking a ‘Ticket ONLY on Departure’ e-ticket, the seat reservation is not included.
  • When booking a ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ e-ticket, the seat reservation will be included in most cases. Exceptions where the seat may not be reserved at the time of booking include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations or when the allocation of reservable seats is fully booked. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.

Ticket Purchase Conditions and Delivery

Tickets for travel from London to Cambridge by train may be booked up to 3 months in advance. Refunds and exchanges are not permitted.
Once your e-ticket order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with a ticket collection #. Collect your physical ticket simply by using this number at a self-service ticket dispensing machine at the station before boarding.

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