Trains from Cambridge to Cardiff

Cambridge to Cardiff train information

Cambridge Cardiff train map

Train duration -
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 149 Miles
  • The route connecting Cambridge, which is in England and Cardiff, located in Wales is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to cover the 149 miles from Cambridge to Cardiff.
  • Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Cambridge to Cardiff train tickets

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Cambridge - Cardiff prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cambridge to Cardiff by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Cambridge - Cardiff: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Cambridge to Cardiff will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 7 days in advance, tickets should be available from £46 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £89 for your journey. Thus, you can save 49% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 7 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results 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 Cardiff trains

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

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Discount Cambridge - Cardiff train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Cambridge Cardiff train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Cambridge Cardiff ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you on average 2 trips from Cardiff to Cambridge (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for an entire year.

(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 Cardiff 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