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Leaving England’s largest city for its second smallest couldn’t be easier than by train. Whether you’re exploring Oliver Cromwell’s hometown itself or using it as a base for the Suffolk and north Norfolk Coast, use our live train times from London King’s Cross to Ely to plan your trip. Direct trains run throughout the day, and typically take little over an hour. Whatever your reason for travelling and whoever you’re going with, buy your train tickets from London King’s Cross to Ely directly through our website to steer clear of booking fees.

Journey information from London Kings Cross to Ely

  • How long is the average journey duration from London Kings Cross to Ely? 1 hour 13 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from London Kings Cross to Ely? 1 hour 11 minutes
  • When is the first train from London Kings Cross to Ely? 05:39
  • When is the last train from London Kings Cross to Ely? 23:09
  • How many services run for London Kings Cross to Ely today? 36

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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