|Train operators||Cross Country, Virgin Trains|
|Lowest train price||from £16.85|
|Average train price||£35.00|
Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Cambridge by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.
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According to our data, 16 trains from Birmingham to Cambridge are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Cambridge train is at 08:30 and the last one is at 18:50. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there may be fewer services during weekends or public holidays. Rail operators may also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.
The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Cambridge are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £15 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £29 for your train. Thus, you may save 51% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.
The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Cambridge by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cambridge to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
||£22.95||14/12/2019||18:22||Cross Country||2 days ago|
||£22.95||14/12/2019||13:22||Cross Country||2 days ago|
||£26.45||14/12/2019||08:22||Cross Country||2 days ago|
||£26.85||14/12/2019||07:22||Cross Country||2 days ago|
||£31.50||14/12/2019||13:50||Virgin Trains||2 days ago|
||£33.80||14/12/2019||12:22||Cross Country||2 days ago|
Best prices for the next 180 days.
Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Birmingham Cambridge train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
Why should I buy a railcard?
The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.
You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.
As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge cost on average £34.38 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £34.38 (£88/£34.38 = 2.56), it turns out that after only 3 one way journeys from Cambridge to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.
How much does a railcard cost?
Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Birmingham to Cambridge train||£34.38||£22.92||£11.46||2.57|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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