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Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

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  1. departed
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    22:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    22:50
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B
    22:50
    London St Pancras International
    23:12
    London Kings Cross
    23:12
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7b estimated
    00:04
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
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    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    22:36
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    23:20
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B
    23:20
    London St Pancras International
    23:42
    London Kings Cross
    23:42
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7a estimated
    00:35
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
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    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    22:49
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    00:13
    Stevenage
    Platform 4 estimated
    00:40
    Stevenage
    Platform 4 estimated
    01:25
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
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    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4
    22:54
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4
    23:09
    East Croydon
    Platform 1
    23:15
    East Croydon
    Platform 1
    00:13
    Stevenage
    Platform 4 estimated
    00:40
    Stevenage
    Platform 4 estimated
    01:25
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
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    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    23:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    23:50
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B
    23:50
    London St Pancras International
    00:33
    London Kings Cross
    00:33
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    01:44
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4
    23:09
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4
    23:39
    London Victoria
    Platform 14 estimated
    23:39
    London Victoria
    00:33
    London Kings Cross
    00:33
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    01:44
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
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    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    03:21
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:13
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    04:13
    London St Pancras International
    05:03
    London Kings Cross
    05:03
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 9 estimated
    06:14
    Cambridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    Cambridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
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    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:21
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:15
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    05:15
    London St Pancras International
    05:42
    London Kings Cross
    05:42
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 9 estimated
    06:30
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:41
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:40
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    05:40
    London St Pancras International
    06:03
    London Kings Cross
    06:03
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    07:11
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

  • Train Fares from: £25.20
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge by train?

    The average journey time between Gatwick Airport and Cambridge is . On an average weekday, there are 41 trains travelling from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge cost?

    Train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge can start from as little as £25.20 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 Gatwick Airport to Cambridge?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Gatwick Airport and Cambridge?

    The distance between Gatwick Airport and Cambridge is 73 miles.

    Distance: 73 miles
  • What time is the first train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge?

    The first train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge departs at .

    What time is the last train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge?

    The last train from Gatwick Airport 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.

Gatwick Airport to Cambridge timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge for Friday 29th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
22:0600:041h 58m, 2 changes
22:3600:351h 59m, 2 changes
22:4600:401h 54m, direct
22:4901:252h 36m, 1 change
22:5401:252h 31m, 2 changes
23:0601:442h 38m, 2 changes
23:0901:442h 35m, 2 changes
03:2106:142h 53m, 2 changes
04:2106:302h 9m, 2 changes
04:4107:112h 30m, 2 changes

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport.

How to find cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

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Book in advance.

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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.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.