Durham to Cambridge by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:59
  • Last train
    23:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m

Travelling from Durham to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Durham to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 309 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Cambridge.

Are there direct trains from Durham to Cambridge?

Journeys between Durham and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Durham to Cambridge every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Durham to Cambridge?

The Durham to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Durham to Cambridge train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 04:59 and the last train is around 23:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Durham around 06:12, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Durham to Cambridge 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 Durham to Cambridge by train.

Which train companies operate between Durham and Cambridge?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express

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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