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Duration 17 min
Distance 17.7 miles
Average price £21
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Cambridge and Ely Cathedral takes 17 min and the fastest train takes 14 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cambridge
  2. Ely Cathedral
31 min
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£6 - £95

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Ely. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Ely Cathedral is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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Cambridge to Ely Cathedral train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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

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There are 343+ hotels available in Ely Cathedral. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Cambridge and Ely Cathedral?

Great Northern operates a train from Cambridge to Ely every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £7 - £11 and the journey takes 18 min. Two other operators also service this route.
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