Birmingham to Cambridge by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Cambridge by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Cambridge.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Cambridge?
Direct trains from Birmingham to Cambridge have been found.
We usually find around 17 direct trains on the route from Birmingham to Cambridge every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Cambridge?
The Birmingham to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Cambridge train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:19 and the last train is around 20:25.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:22, and the last at 20:22.
What's the Birmingham to Cambridge train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Cambridge are $31.66.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $31 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $40. 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 Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Cambridge by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Cambridge?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Birmingham to Cambridge.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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