Cambridge to Inverness by train

  • First train
    05:55
  • Last train
    21:01
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 27m
  • Distance
    651 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Inverness by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Inverness take around 8 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 651 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Inverness.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Inverness?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Cambridge to Inverness 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 13 departures.

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

The Cambridge to Inverness train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:55 and the last train is around 21:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:55, and the last at 20:45.

When to book Cambridge to Inverness 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 Inverness by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Inverness?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

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.