Trains from Cambridge to Bristol

Cambridge to Bristol train information

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Train duration -
Arrival Bristol, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 127 Miles
  • The route connecting Cambridge, which is in England and Bristol, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • The train duration to get to Bristol from Cambridge will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops. There are 127 miles between the 2 cities.
  • Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Cambridge to Bristol train tickets

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The Prices for train tickets Cambridge to Bristol 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 £28 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £71 for your train. Thus, you may save 61% 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.

Best prices for Cambridge to Bristol trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cambridge and Bristol by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bristol to Cambridge and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Cambridge - Bristol train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Cambridge Bristol train ticket.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Cambridge Bristol ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Bristol to Cambridge (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train 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
Cambridge to Bristol train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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