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Duration 2h 56m
Distance 87.5 miles
Average price £56
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Oxford and Cambridge takes 2h 56m and the fastest train takes 2h 10m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Oxford 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. Oxford
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Cambridge
2h 6m
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£45 - £67

Oxford to Cambridge train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Oxford and Cambridge. The earliest departure is at 15:32 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Oxford is at 23:05 which arrives into Cambridge at 06:14. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Cambridge via Paddington and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Oxford and Cambridge is 66 miles. The road distance is 87.5 miles.

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Oxford to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Oxford station.

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

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