Cambridge to London Train Tickets

Book Cheap Train Tickets From Cambridge to London

London is easily reachable from Cambridge, with direct trains to london on the train route taking just 48 minutes.

When you travel from Cambridge, there are many places worth visiting, including Big Ben, Madame Tussauds, and The British Museum.

You can take trains to the capital at any time; the first train from Cambridge departs at 04:38, with the last train from Cambridge at 23:54.

Search for train times and book train tickets with our journey planner.

Traveling From Cambridge to London by Train

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Arrival Station



49 Miles / 79 Kilometres

First Service


Last Service


Fastest Journey Time

48 Mins

Avg. Journey Time

1 Hour 10 Mins


115 Trains per day


Great Northern, Thameslink

Cambridge to London Train Routes

There are many other cities worth visiting nearby if you are traveling on the train route from Cambridge. You could visit them before you depart for London or after you have visited. Nearby destinations include Oxford, Birmingham, and Peterborough.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the train from Cambridge to London?

Trains to London cost can depend on how far you book in advance and whether you book to travel during off peak hours.

What train line is Cambridge to London?

The Cambridge to London train route is on the West Anglia Main Line, with Cambridge at the Northern Terminus and London Liverpool Street at the Southern Terminus.

Is there a direct train from Cambridge to London?

There are direct trains from Cambridge to London which can reach London in just 48 minutes.

When should you book your train tickets from Cambridge to London?

When you purchase your train ticket from Cambridge to London, you should book as far in advance as possible. Advance tickets are normally released up to 12 weeks ahead of departure.

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