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Cambridge to London Kings Cross by train

It takes an average of 1h 9m to travel from Cambridge to London Kings Cross by train, over a distance of around 47 miles (76 km). There are normally 123 trains per day travelling from Cambridge to London Kings Cross and tickets for this journey start from £18.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 48m
PriceFrom £18.50
Distance47 miles (76 km)
Frequency123 trains per day
First train04:27
Last train23:54
Departure stationCambridge
Arrival stationLondon Kings Cross
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Northern, Thameslink

Cambridge to London Kings Cross train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cambridge to London Kings Cross for Tuesday 14th December 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:24 14:45 1h 21m, 1 change
13:27 14:51 1h 24m, direct
13:44 14:33 49m, direct
13:54 15:15 1h 21m, 1 change
13:57 15:21 1h 24m, direct
14:14 15:02 48m, direct
14:24 15:31 1h 7m, 1 change
14:24 15:45 1h 21m, 1 change
14:27 15:51 1h 24m, direct
14:44 15:33 49m, direct

Travel from Cambridge to Kings Cross by train in only 48m

Hoping to take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross and looking for more information? Look no further!

On the fastest Great Northern and Thameslink trains, you can get from Cambridge to London Kings Cross in just 48m. Usually, the journey between these two cities takes around 1h 9m. Each day, around 112 trains run on this popular route, which spans 47 miles (76 km). You don’t need to worry about changing during your journey, as there are direct trains available from Cambridge to London Kings Cross. All you need to do is sit back, relax, and take advantage of the free WiFi on board.

Looking to get the best train deals? Travel Off-Peak – we’ll highlight the cheapest Off-Peak train tickets from Cambridge to Kings Cross in our Journey Planner at the top of the page. If you travel by train frequently, why not get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

Feeling eager to book your train tickets to London Kings Cross from Cambridge? There’s no need to wait, start your journey today! If you’re looking for a bit more information first, find out train timetable below, as well as tips on booking cheap fares and our FAQs including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Cambridge to London Kings Cross? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross take?

The average journey time by train between Cambridge and London Kings Cross is 1 hour and 9 minutes, with around 123 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cambridge and London Kings Cross by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross is 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross cost?

Train ticket prices from Cambridge to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £18.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cambridge to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. There are 123 direct trains from Cambridge to London Kings Cross each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross leave?

The first train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross leaves at 04:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross leave?

The last train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross leaves at 23:54. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cambridge and London Kings Cross by train?

Trains travelling from Cambridge to London Kings Cross cover a distance of around 47 miles (76 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Kings Cross to Cambridge. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Cambridge to London Kings Cross.

Cheap train tickets from Cambridge to London Kings Cross

Train tickets from Cambridge to London Kings Cross start at £18.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Cambridge to London Kings Cross is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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