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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge by train or car

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London Paddington Station to Cambridge by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Cambridge is around 1h 28m and covers a distance of around 61 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 5m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Great Northern and Thameslink, the London Paddington Station to Cambridge service departs from Paddington and arrives in Cambridge. Typically 430 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 16m
Layover time:
11 min
Total time:
1h 28m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 5m
Journey distance:
61 miles
Services per week:
430
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:11
Last service departs at:
23:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Cambridge subway and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge is to train which costs £21 - £40 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Cambridge is 49 miles. The road distance is 58.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs £21 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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London Paddington Station to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Cambridge is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from London Paddington Station to Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 49.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Cambridge, England?

Great Northern operates a train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost £19 - £28 and the journey takes 48 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly.

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