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Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

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  1. departed
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    23:23
    London Euston
    23:23
    London Euston
    00:08
    Finsbury Park
    00:08
    Finsbury Park
    Platform 5 estimated
    01:33
    Cambridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    23:00
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    01:03
    London Euston
    01:03
    London Euston
    03:40
    London Liverpool Street
    03:40
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    04:30
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:27
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:55
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    23:00
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    01:03
    London Euston
    01:03
    London Euston
    05:03
    London Kings Cross
    05:03
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:14
    Cambridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5A estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:29
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:05
    London Euston
    07:05
    London Euston
    07:42
    London Kings Cross
    07:42
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    08:30
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:10
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:33
    London Euston
    07:33
    London Euston
    08:12
    London Kings Cross
    08:12
    London Kings Cross
    09:01
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 10 estimated
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:53
    London Euston
    07:53
    London Euston
    08:42
    London Kings Cross
    08:42
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:30
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

  • Train Fares from: £12.20
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge by train?

    The average journey time between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge is . On an average weekday, there are 18 trains travelling from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge cost?

    Train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge can start from as little as £12.20 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge?

    The distance between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge is 88 miles.

    Distance: 88 miles
  • What time is the first train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge?

    The first train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge departs at .

    What time is the last train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge?

    The last train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Birmingham New Street to Cambridge timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge for Sunday 19th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
21:3001:334h 3m, 2 changes
23:0005:556h 55m, 3 changes
23:0006:147h 14m, 2 changes
05:1908:082h 49m, direct
05:2908:303h 1m, 2 changes
06:1009:012h 51m, 2 changes
06:2209:122h 50m, direct
06:3009:303h 0m, 2 changes

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street.

How to find cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
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