Norwich to Cambridge Trains

Greater Anglia offers regular and direct trains from Norwich to Cambridge.

Renowned the world over, it’s little wonder that Cambridge is one of the UK’s most popular tourist cities. Famous for its historic university, museums and art galleries, Cambridge has a lot to offer visitors. Located just outside the city centre, Cambridge train station has excellent transport links into the city including its own taxi rank and regular buses. Norwich to Cambridge services leave roughly every 15 to 40 minutes* taking just under 1 hour 30 minutes* to get to Cambridge. Tickets start from £20.80. You won’t find a cheaper deal anywhere else, but in the unlikely event you do find cheaper Norwich to Cambridge train fares, we’ll refund the difference with our online price promise.

What we are doing to keep you safe:

  • We're continuing to clean and sanitise our trains and stations
  • Ventilation – air conditioning on all our new trains and some old trains sucks in fresh air every six to nine minutes. Other trains have opening windows. On all trains, doors opening at stations lets more air in.

Try walking down the platform or train, as there are often fewer people further down the train.

If you are still nervous about travelling on busier trains, you can use our less busy trains tool on our website for help with finding a train with fewer passengers.

If you’re at the station, a member of staff will be able to advise you about a quieter alternative. If you’re at an unstaffed station just press the help button on the ticket machine and one of our customer service staff at Norwich will be able to advise you.

We’d like you to carry on wearing a face covering if you can when you’re on busy trains and stations, please. Government advice is still to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed places.

Thank you to all our customers who wear their face coverings when travelling with us. It’s a simple way for us all to keep each other safe.

For full information on latest face coverings advice, visit the Government's website.

  • We're cleaning and sanitising our trains and stations, paying particular attention to high touch areas such as push buttons, door handles and grab rails.
  • We're carrying out turnaround cleaning inside trains at terminus stations throughout the day. This includes high touch point areas such as grab rails and washroom surfaces.
  • We’re using fogging guns with a fine mist of disinfectant for train cleaning in depots.

Yes, we have hand sanitiser available at all staffed stations and we're keeping soap and water topped up in our toilets on stations and trains so you can wash your hands. It’s a good idea to carry your own small bottle of hand sanitiser with you.

Practising good hygiene will help yourself and others.

We continue high levels of cleaning and paying attention to high touch areas on our vehicles. When appropriate, we have created a ‘bubble’ around our drivers in order to reduce their own risk and the risk of all passengers on the rail replacement bus. In some cases, operators have even installed clear barriers to reduce risk.
All travellers are encouraged to wear face coverings on rail replacement.

Have Questions? Read Our FAQ Below

What time does the first train leave from Norwich to Cambridge?

The first train departs Norwich Station for Cambridge at 05:33 Monday to Friday. On Saturdays, the first Norwich to Cambridge train leaves at 05:37 and on Sundays the service departs at 09:03.

What time does the last train leave from Norwich to Cambridge?

The last train departs Norwich Station for Cambridge at 22:40 Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, the last Norwich to Cambridge train leaves at 22:03.

​Where does the Norwich to Cambridge train stop?

The Norwich to Cambridge train stops at

  • Wymondham
  • Attleborough
  • Thetford
  • Brandon
  • Ely
  • Cambridge North
  • Cambridge

If you catch a direct train Norwich to Cambridge stops may differ as these services skip some stations.

Is there Wi-Fi on the Norwich to Cambridge train?

Wi-Fi is provided on all of our services so you can catch up with your boxsets, update your social media or do last minute preparation for your big meeting.

How long does it take to get from Norwich to Cambridge?

The average journey time between Norwich and Cambridge is 1 hour 24 minutes, depending on the number of stops. The fastest journey between Norwich and Cambridge is only 1 hour 14 minutes. Find more information on Norwich to Cambridge train times by exploring the Greater Anglia site or downloading our app.


  • Ticket office
  • Bus service
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
  • Wifi


  • Ticket office
  • Bus service
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
  • Wifi