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Hull to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m
  • Distance
    176 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 11m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Hull to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Hull to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 176 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hull and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Hull to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Hull to Cambridge every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 38 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Hull to Cambridge?

The Hull to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hull to Cambridge train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Hull around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hull around 05:20, and the last at 22:54.

When to book Hull 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 Hull to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hull and Cambridge?

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

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

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

Cambridge to Hull by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.