If you want to travel from London Kings Cross to Cambridge by train, you've come to the right place.
There are around 157 trains running between London Kings Cross and Cambridge daily, which usually take 1h 13m to complete the journey over 47 miles (76 km). You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. Travelling with Great Northern and Thameslink on this route, you can reach your destination in just 47m on the fastest trains. Sit back, relax and enjoy free WiFi on both services.
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The average journey time by train between London Kings Cross and Cambridge is 1 hour and 11 minutes, with around 173 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge is 47 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Kings Cross to Cambridge can start from as little as £18.70 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Kings Cross to Cambridge without having to change trains. There are 173 direct trains from London Kings Cross to Cambridge each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge leaves at 04:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge leaves at 02:02. 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.
Trains travelling from London Kings Cross to Cambridge cover a distance of around 47 miles (76 km) during the journey.
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 London Kings Cross to Cambridge is right for you.
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