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When you’ve seen enough of Cambridge’s architecture, why not hop on the train to marvel at Ely’s? Use the live train times from Cambridge to Ely below to plan your trip to England’s second smallest city. With quick and direct services running throughout the day, you can visit the city’s historical attractions, including the former home of Oliver Cromwell and the Stained Glass Museum at the cathedral. Book your train tickets from Cambridge to Ely directly through us and save a little extra for a coffee and cake once you’re there, too.

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Live departures for Cambridge
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18:50 Norwich Platform 1 1 On time See details on departure to Norwich
19:01 Birmingham New Street Platform 4 4 On time See details on departure to Birmingham New Street
19:04 Kings Lynn Platform 1 1 On time 4 coaches See details on departure to Kings Lynn
19:50 Norwich Platform On time See details on departure to Norwich
20:01 Birmingham New Street Platform On time See details on departure to Birmingham New Street
20:05 Kings Lynn Platform On time 4 coaches See details on departure to Kings Lynn
Live arrivals at Cambridge
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18:42 Kings Lynn Platform 7 7 On time 4 coaches See details on departure to Kings Lynn
19:08 Birmingham New Street Platform 8 8 On time See details on departure to Birmingham New Street
19:16 Kings Lynn Platform 1 1 On time 4 coaches See details on departure to Kings Lynn
19:21 Norwich Platform On time See details on departure to Norwich
20:08 Birmingham New Street Platform On time See details on departure to Birmingham New Street
20:16 Kings Lynn Platform On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Kings Lynn
20:21 Norwich Platform On time See details on departure to Norwich

Journey information from Cambridge to Ely

  • How long is the average journey duration from Cambridge to Ely? 0 hours 16 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Cambridge to Ely? 0 hours 14 minutes
  • When is the first train from Cambridge to Ely? 08:50
  • When is the last train from Cambridge to Ely? 23:04
  • How many services run for Cambridge to Ely today? 38

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.

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