Sheffield to Cambridge by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 27m

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.

Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 52 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 57 departures.

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.

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 23:34.

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.

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
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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.

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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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