Lille to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    07:35
  • Last train
    21:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m
  • Distance
    267 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 32m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Lille to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Lille to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 267 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lille and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Lille to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Lille 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 14 departures.

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

The Lille to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Lille around 07:35 and the last train is around 21:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lille around 08:35, and the last at 21:00.

When to book Lille to Cambridge train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Lille to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lille and Cambridge?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Eurostar
  • Great Northern
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

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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.

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