Oxford to Cambridge by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Oxford to Cambridge by train
Fast trains from Oxford to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 108 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Cambridge.
1. Are there direct trains from Oxford to Cambridge?
Journeys between Oxford and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 58 departures on the route from Oxford 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 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Oxford to Cambridge?
The Oxford to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Oxford to Cambridge train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 04:00 and the last train is around 00:27.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 04:00, and the last at 00:07.
What's the Oxford to Cambridge train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Oxford to Cambridge are $16.75.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $31 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $16. 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 Oxford 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 Oxford to Cambridge by train.
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Which train companies operate between Oxford and Cambridge?
More than one train company operates on the route from Oxford to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Chiltern Railways
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Cambridge to Oxford by train