Blackpool to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:39
  • Last train
    22:45
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 9m
  • Distance
    278 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Blackpool to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Blackpool to Cambridge take around 4 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 278 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackpool and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Blackpool to Cambridge?

Journeys between Blackpool and Cambridge usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Blackpool 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 60 departures.

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

The Blackpool to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Blackpool around 06:19 and the last train is around 20:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackpool around 05:11, and the last at 22:45.

When to book Blackpool 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 Blackpool to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Blackpool and Cambridge?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.