York to Cambridge by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from York to Cambridge by train
Fast trains from York to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 213 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Cambridge.
1. Are there direct trains from York to Cambridge?
Journeys between York and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 39 departures on the route from York 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 52 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from York to Cambridge?
The York to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the York to Cambridge train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:00 and the last train is around 22:21.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:00, and the last at 21:35.
What's the York to Cambridge train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from York to Cambridge are $31.44.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $33 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $53. 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 York 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 York to Cambridge by train.
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Which train companies operate between York and Cambridge?
More than one train company operates on the route from York to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- Great Northern
- London North Eastern Railway
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Cambridge to York by train