Newbury to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m
  • Distance
    134 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newbury to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Newbury to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 134 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newbury and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Newbury to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Newbury 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 33 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Newbury around 05:30 and the last train is around 22:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newbury around 06:25, and the last at 22:20.

When to book Newbury 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 Newbury to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newbury and Cambridge?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • First Great Western
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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.