London to Cambridge Trains
Forget the stresses of driving, sit back & relax on a comfortable train and lose yourself in a book or the latest TV series. Greater Anglia offers regular and direct trains from London to Cambridge.
Our trains leave roughly every 20 minutes* taking just over an hour to get to Cambridge. Train tickets start from £8 and you won't find a cheaper fare anywhere else, but in the unlikely event you do find a cheaper deal, we will refund the difference with our online price promise. Cambridge Train Station is located about a mile out from Cambridge City centre, taking around 20-25 minutes to walk from the station to the centre. There is also a taxi rank outside the station as well as many frequent buses with some services going to the university. Remember to book in advance to find the best prices to travel from London to Cambridge.
Looking for things to do in Cambridge?
We have written a weekender's guide to Cambridge to give you some ideas - read it here. Greater Anglia provides fast and frequent train services to Cambridge from all over East Anglia. Book in advance to find the cheapest fare available and if you book direct, you won't need to pay booking fees. Sign up to our advance ticket alerts, so that you can find the cheapest tickets available
How long does the train take from London to Cambridge?
The fastest journey time between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge is 64 minutes. The average journey time between London and Cambridge is 79 minutes. This will depend on the number of stops and the day of the week.
What time does the first train leave from London to Cambridge?
The first train departs London Liverpool Street station for Cambridge at 05:28 Monday to Friday, 05:58 on Saturday and 08:28 on Sunday
What London station goes to Cambridge?
Greater Anglia operates fast and frequent services to Cambridge from London Liverpool Street Station.
Is there Wi-Fi on the London to Cambridge train?
Wi-Fi on all services will start rolling out from June 2019. So you can catch up with your boxsets, update your social media or do last minute preparation for a meeting.
What time does the last train leave from London to Cambridge?
The last train departs London Liverpool Street station for Cambridge at 23:58 Monday to Saturday and 22:57 on Sunday
Where does the London to Cambridge train stop?
The London to Cambridge train stops at Tottenham Hale, Cheshunt, Broxbourne, Roydon, Harlow Town, Harlow Mill, Sawbridgeworth, Bishops Stortford, Stansted Mountfitchet, Elsenham, Newport (Essex), Audley End, Great Chesterford, Whittlesford Parkway, Shelford and Cambridge. The stops will differ depending on the service as there are ‘faster services’ that skip certain stops.