Cambridge to Salisbury by train

  • First train
    04:38
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 12m
  • Distance
    183 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Salisbury by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Salisbury take around 3 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 183 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Salisbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Salisbury?

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

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Cambridge to Salisbury every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 52 departures.

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

The Cambridge to Salisbury train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salisbury is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:14 and the last train is around 22:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:38, and the last at 23:54.

When to book Cambridge to Salisbury 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 Salisbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Salisbury?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • 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.

Salisbury to Cambridge by train

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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.