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Duration 3h 7m
Distance 156.1 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Cambridge takes 3h 7m and the fastest train takes 2h 37m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Bristol to Cambridge. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Cambridge
2h 49m
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£64 - £90

Bristol to Cambridge train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Bristol and Cambridge. The service departs Bristol at 22:40 at night, which arrives into Cambridge at 06:57. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Bristol and Cambridge is 128 miles. The road distance is 156.1 miles.

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Bristol to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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You can take a train from Bristol to Cambridge via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 2h 49m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
5 times a week
Estimated price
£100 - £270

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