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Bolton to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    06:12
  • Last train
    21:44
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 50m
  • Distance
    231 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 44m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bolton to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Cambridge take around 3 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 231 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Bolton 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 36 departures.

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

The Bolton to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:12 and the last train is around 21:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 06:47, and the last at 19:54.

When to book Bolton 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 Bolton to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Cambridge?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.