Birmingham New Street to Cambridge Train Tickets
Booking cheap train tickets for travel to Cambridge from Birmingham New Street by rail is quick and easy when you use the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner above.
All you need to do is enter Birmingham New Street and Cambridge as your from and to station, select your travel dates, choose your preferred departure and arrival time and then click the 'Find Tickets' button.
Railsaver will search for and display the cheapest combinations of train fares to get you to Cambridge from Birmingham New Street on the date and at the times that you have selected.
The price of your train ticket will be for the complete rail journey from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge and include any connections you may need to make en-route to Cambridge.
Cambridge Railway Station
Travelling by train is often the fastest way to get from Birmingham New Street or from any other UK destination to Cambridge. It’s also a greener option than driving or flying.
Cambridge Railway Station serves the city of Cambridge in eastern England and it is the busiest railway station in the East of England, used by over 8.8 million passengers annually.
Several rail routes start at the Cambridge station including the West Anglia Main Line to London Liverpool Street, the Fen Line to King's Lynn, the Breckland Line to Norwich, services to Ipswich on the Ipswich to Ely Line, and the Cambridge Line, heading southwards to London King's Cross via Hitchin.
Cambridge Station is served by several bus services which go down Station Road, turn round at the station and go back up the street, then continue in their original direction. Therefore it is important to check the destination on the front or check with the driver.
Cambridge station has the third-longest platform in England and ticket barriers are in operation to all platforms.
Cambridge Railway Station Train Services
Cambridge station is served by several train operatoring companies on which tickets may be booked using the best fare finder and journey planner at the top of this page.
CrossCountry Trains serve the station with its:
Greater Anglia serves the station with three routes:
- To London Liverpool Street via the West Anglia Main Line. During the morning peak some services start back from King's Lynn or Ely, and during the evening peak some are extended beyond Cambridge to Ely and King's Lynn. There are typically three services each hour, two stopping and one semi-fast. On Sundays some services do not go to London Liverpool Street, instead calling at all stations to Stratford via Tottenham Hale.
- An hourly service between Cambridge and Norwich via the Breckland Line.
- And an hourly service between Cambridge and Ipswich of which one train a day continues to Harwich International.
First Capital Connect serves Cambridge as part of its service on the following routes:
- From London King's Cross that runs non-stop between London King's Cross and Cambridge. There are also hourly semi-fast trains between Cambridge and London, calling at Royston, Baldock, Letchworth Garden City, Hitchin, Stevenage and Finsbury Park and an hourly stopping train to London King's Cross calling at all stations between Foxton and Hitchin, then Stevenage, Knebworth, Welwyn North, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Potters Bar and Finsbury Park.
- Travelling northbound, there are hourly First Capital Connect services to Fen Line stations, calling at Waterbeach, Ely, Littleport, Downham Market, Watlington and King's Lynn. Off-peak these trains run non-stop between Cambridge and King's Cross but during peak hours additional stops are usually made.
Note: At London King's Cross, stopping trains are often displayed as operating to Foxton, the last station before Cambridge, though the train does actually continue in service to Cambridge. This is done when users will arrive earlier by waiting for the next non-stop service. Likewise, stopping trains from Cambridge to King's Cross are often displayed as running to Finsbury Park.
All National Rail train operating companies in the United Kingdom provide connecting services to stations served by trains that travel to Birmingham New Street from Cambridge.
Important: When you book a Birmingham New Street ¦ Cambridge train ticket using the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner at the top of this page the price of your ticket will include any connections you may need to make en-route to Cambridge from Birmingham New Street, and you will not need to purchase any additional train tickets.
Split Your Birmingham New Street to Cambridge Train Ticket
Splitting your Birmingham New Street to Cambridge train ticket is a great way to save money, even if you split and book your train ticket to Cambridge on the day of departure.
To see how much you can save by splitting your train ticket to Cambridge from Birmingham New Street use the automated Railsaver Split Ticket search and booking service that you will find here.
Railsaver will offer you the cheapest Birmingham New Street to Cambridge train tickets available. Use the National Rail Journey Planner above to book cheap Birmingham New Street to Cambridge train tickets in few quick and easy steps.
Birmingham New Street to Cambridge train tickets may also be purchased at any train station with a staffed passenger service counter or self service ticket machine. It is however usually always cheaper to book your Birmingham New Street to Cambridge train ticket online which you may do here by as much as twelve weeks in advance.