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There are 3 ways to get from London to Ely Cathedral by train or car

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Train  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Ely

£24 - £35

2 alternative options

Train via Saffron Walden  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Audley End
  2. Take the train from Audley End to Ely

£29 - £49

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to Ely Cathedral 76 miles

£11 - £17

London to Ely Cathedral by train and walk

The journey time between London and Ely Cathedral is around 1h 13m and covers a distance of around 73 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 9m. Operated by Great Northern, the London to Ely Cathedral service departs from London Kings Cross and arrives in Ely Cathedral. Typically 259 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 13m
Fastest journey time:
1h 9m
Services per week:
259
Cheapest price:
£24
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:42
Last service departs at:
23:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Ely Cathedral train and walk schedules

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London to Ely Cathedral is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ely Cathedral is to train which costs £24 - £35 and takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Ely. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between London and Ely Cathedral is 64 miles. The road distance is 76 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Ely Cathedral without a car is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs £24 - £35.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Ely takes 1h 11m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Ely Cathedral train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Ely Cathedral is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from London to Ely Cathedral.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Ely Cathedral. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Ely Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 64.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between London, England and Ely Cathedral, England?

Great Northern operates a train from London Kings Cross to Ely hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £35 and the journey takes 1h 11m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Audley End
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Audley End to Ely
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk

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