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Travelling from Ely to Spondon by train

Book your train journey from Ely to Spondon with East Midlands Railway, find out more about the journey and answers to all your questions below:

The time of the journey by train from Ely to Spondon is on average 2 hours 38 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 2 hours 22 minutes.

Trains to Spondon from Ely run up to 1 times per hour. The first train from Ely to Spondon in a morning is [first-train-time] and the last train time is [last-train-time].

Ely to Spondon by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 2h 38m
Fastest train time: 2h 22m
First train: 05:30
Last train: 21:03
Trains per day 24
Departure station Ely
Arrival station Spondon

How to get cheap train tickets from Ely to Spondon

Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are a great way to get cheap train tickets and save money on your journey from Ely to Spondon if you don't need to travel at rush hour, and can be bought just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Our 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.

If you want to save even more on your rail journeys 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 if they travel on the same train route from Ely to Spondon 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 group from Ely to Spondon, why not check out our group tickets. We have a wide range of options to suit a variety of group sizes, whether travelling with your colleagues or a group of students. Visit our group train tickets page for further information.

If you’re travelling with your family from Ely to Spondon, you can save money on the cost of your train tickets with a Family and Friends Railcard. To see how you can benefit benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids, head over to our Family and Friends Railcard page.

Looking for even more ways to save money on UK rail travel? Head over to our cheap train tickets guide for more information.


Travelling from Ely to Spondon - what type of train tickets are on offer?

Travel by train from Ely to Spondon in comfort and ease with a flexible range of tickets, each created to help you find the best option for your rail journey.

Advance tickets

Save money travelling from Ely to Spondon when you book your rail tickets up to 12 weeks ahead of your departure. Typically, the earlier ahead you book the more you save. The Advance ticket type is often the go-to for pre-planned train journeys to Spondon. 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

Go from Ely to Spondon and save on every mile with our Off Peak and Super Off Peak train tickets. Available on specified train routes outside of peak hours, these tickets are perfect for those that can be a bit more flexible with when they leave Ely. Off Peak rail travel varies depending on route and location, so please check on our website, mobile app or from our ticket offices for eligibility. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel at peak times, in the afternoon, or late evening with an Anytime train ticket. You can purchase your own Anytime ticket at, well, anytime. Fancy a spontaneous trip to Spondon? Then the Anytime rail ticket is here to get you there. Either grab a digital copy via our website and mobile app or pick up a paper version from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

If you’re a more frequent rail traveller, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value. If you don’t travel via train very often, our online journey planner will provide multiple options for your journey from Ely to Spondon, so you can choose the cheapest or best option for you.

Travelling in comfort with East Midlands Railway

Whether you’re travelling from Ely to Spondon for work or leisure, rest assured that when you’re on board an East Midlands Railway train built for comfort. Enjoy access to free WiFi whilst relaxing in a comfy seat equipped with a table or tray table. Our handy plug sockets will ensure you never run out of battery too!

If you’re looking for more space on your train journey from Ely to Spondon, then check out First Class. You can enjoy access to larger, more spacious seats, quieter carriages and refreshments.

Journey information from Ely to Spondon

How much is a train ticket from Ely to Spondon?

Take the train from Ely to Spondon from just £19.80 one-way when you book in advance . Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Spondon for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Ely and Spondon?

The fastest train between Ely and Spondon is 2 hours 22 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Ely to Spondon by train?

The average journey time from Ely to Spondon takes 2 hours 38 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 timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Ely to Spondon?

There are up to 24 trains per day from Ely to Spondon.

Are there any direct trains from Ely to Spondon?

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

What time is the first train from Ely to Spondon?

The first train leaves at 05:30 from Ely to Spondon. Buy your tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day.

What time is the last train from Ely to Spondon?

The last train from Ely to Spondon leaves at 21:03.

Can I book assistance for my journey from Ely to Spondon?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Ely and Spondon. 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.


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