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Duration 2h 25m
Distance 56.4 miles
Average price £61
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Northampton and Cambridge takes 2h 25m and the fastest train takes 1h 48m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Northampton 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.


  1. Northampton
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Cambridge
2h 13m
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£46 - £125

Northampton to Cambridge train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Northampton and Cambridge. The earliest departure is at 12:38 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Northampton is at 22:58 which arrives into Cambridge at 06:14. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Cambridge via Euston station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Northampton and Cambridge is 43 miles. The road distance is 56.4 miles.

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Northampton to Cambridge train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, depart from Northampton station.

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

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