Sheffield to Cambridge by train
Travelling from Sheffield to Cambridge by train
Fast trains from Sheffield to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Cambridge.
1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Cambridge?
Journeys between Sheffield and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Sheffield to Cambridge 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 61 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Cambridge?
The Sheffield to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sheffield to Cambridge train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:37.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:27, and the last at 23:38.
What's the Sheffield to Cambridge train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sheffield to Cambridge are $14.39.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $26 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $30. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Cambridge by train.
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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Cambridge?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sheffield to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- Great Northern
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Cambridge to Sheffield by train