View from the train window travelling from Ely to Peterborough
Ely Cathedral from King's Walk in the sunshine
Ely Cathedral. Photo: Ian Dinmore
Hereward Line
Peterborough - Ely
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Plan your trip

Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough. Trains leave regularly throughout the day (look up times) and the journey takes approximately 46 minutes.


Attractions along the Hereward Line include:

Peterborough Museum

Located in one of the city's most historic buildings, Peterborough Museum has a wealth of stories to fascinate and enthral all the family.

Journey time – 8 minute walk from Peterborough station


Peterborough Cathedral

With a fascinating history interpreted by expert Cathedral tour guides, Peterborough Cathedral welcomes visitors throughout the year.

Journey time – 10 minute walk from Peterborough station


RSPB Ouse Washes

In the heart of The Fens, the Ouse Washes forms the largest area of washland (grazing pasture that floods in the winter) in the UK.

Journey time – 1 hr 12 minute countryside walk


Manea Walks

Discover the area at your own pace with one of these self-guided walks.


Ely Cathedral

Explore this magnificent building whether your interest is religious, historical, architectural or simply to experience this wonderful place.

Journey time – 14 minute walk from Ely station

More lines to explore nearby

Nearby heritage railways