Cambridge to Swindon by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    23:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 35m
  • Distance
    149 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    61
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 59m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Swindon by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Swindon take around 2 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 149 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Swindon.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Swindon?

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

We usually find around 65 departures on the route from Cambridge to Swindon 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 57 departures.

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

The Cambridge to Swindon train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Swindon is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 06:15 and the last train is around 21:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:44, and the last at 23:54.

When to book Cambridge to Swindon 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 Cambridge to Swindon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Swindon?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • 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.

Swindon to Cambridge by train

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