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£29.95
EACH WAY*
From Cambridge
To Shirebrook
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*Based on a return fare.

Travelling from Cambridge to Shirebrook by train

The following page is designed to provide you all the information you need to book your train journey from Cambridge to Shirebrook.

The time of the journey by train from Cambridge to Shirebrook is on average 3 hours 51 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 2 hours 59 minutes.

Trains to Shirebrook from Cambridge run up to 2 times per hour. The first train from Cambridge to Shirebrook is 05:15 and the last train time is 19:07.

Cambridge to Shirebrook by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 3h 51m
Fastest journey time: 2h 59m
First train: 05:15
Last train: 19:07
Origin station Cambridge station
Destination station Shirebrook station

How to get cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Shirebrook

For cheaper rail tickets and a choice of quieter trains, we recommend avoiding peak travelling times. Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are great value and you can buy them just before you board the train. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Rail tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

You could save up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Our Railcards page has more information on all railcard options.

Regular travellers can save with a Season ticket. Season ticket holders save money if you’re travelling on the same train route at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.

If you’re travelling as a family from Cambridge to Shirebrook, you can save money on the cost of your train fare by exploring our Family and Friends Railcard. You could benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids. Please visit our Family and Friends Railcard page for more information.

Travelling as a group from Cambridge to Shirebrook by train? Check out our range of group tickets to secure cheap rail travel. There are a range of options to suit a variety of group sizes. Head over to our group train tickets page for more information.

To see more ways on how to save money on UK train travel, head over to our cheap train tickets guide.

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Cambridge to Shirebrook - train ticket options and costs

At EMR, we strive to offer a range of flexible and affordable train ticket options for those travelling between Cambridge and Shirebrook.

Advance tickets

Perfect for rail travellers looking to book ahead, Advance tickets help you save money when booking up to 12 weeks in advance. Simply choose the date, time, and route that best suits you and save up to 60%. Advance tickets are often cheaper the further in advance you book them, helping keep the cost of holidays and business trips from Cambridge to Shirebrook low. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance train tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Want to avoid the hustle and bustle of rush hour? Make the most of our Super Off Peak and Off Peak rail tickets. A common favourite for travellers looking to keep the costs of their train travel down, these tickets are available when travelling along certain routes and outside of typical peak hours. Exact peak hours vary, you can find out if your trip is eligible for a Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets for Cambridge to Shirebrookvia our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel where you want, when you want, with our flexible Anytime tickets. Hop on, hop off, and enjoy a hassle-free journey at your convenience. Anytime tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

Typically, this depends on when and where you are travelling from. For one-off journeys, our website will provide multiple options so you can choose the cheapest or most convenient rail tickets for your journey from Cambridge to Shirebrook. If you’re looking to travel regularly, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value.

Journey information from Cambridge to Shirebrook

How much is a train ticket from Cambridge to Shirebrook?

Take the train from Cambridge to Shirebrook from just £29.95 one-way based on a return fare.  Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train ticket prices to Shirebrook for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Cambridge and Shirebrook?

The fastest train between Cambridge and Shirebrook is 2 hours 59 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the rail quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Cambridge to Shirebrook by train?

The average journey time by train from Cambridge to Shirebrook takes 3 hours 51 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a train timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Cambridge to Shirebrook?

There are up to 29 trains per day from Cambridge to Shirebrook.

Are there any direct trains from Cambridge to Shirebrook?

No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Cambridge and Shirebrook. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Cambridge to Shirebrook?

The first train leaves at 05:15 from Cambridge to Shirebrook. Buy your train tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day. Please note that train times and services may vary during weekends and Bank Holidays.

What time is the last train from Cambridge to Shirebrook?

The last train from Cambridge to Shirebrook leaves at 19:07.

When should you book your train tickets from Cambridge to Shirebrook?

Booking your rail tickets from Cambridge to Shirebrook in advance is recommended if you are looking to secure the best price. You can book advance train tickets from up to 12 weeks ahead of your journey.

Can I book assistance for my train journey from Cambridge to Shirebrook?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Cambridge and Shirebrook. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

Cambridge

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available

Shirebrook

  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine