Basingstoke to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:59
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m
  • Distance
    133 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 133 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Basingstoke 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 53 departures.

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

The Basingstoke to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 05:59 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 05:59, and the last at 23:44.

When to book Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Cambridge?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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 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.