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    12hr 16m

Travelling from Cambridge to Belfast by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Belfast take around 12 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 483 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Belfast.

Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Belfast?

Journeys between Cambridge and Belfast usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 4 departures on the route from Cambridge to Belfast every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Belfast?

The Cambridge to Belfast train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cambridge to Belfast train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Belfast is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:55 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:55, and the last at 20:01.

When to book Cambridge to Belfast train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Belfast by train.

Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Belfast?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Belfast, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Cie
  • CrossCountry
  • Great Northern
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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