Trains from Cambridge to Exeter

Cambridge to Exeter train information

Cambridge Exeter train map

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Arrival Exeter, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 187 Miles

The route connecting Cambridge, which is in England and Exeter, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

There are 187 miles from Cambridge to Exeter. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Exeter from Cambridge, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

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Best prices for Cambridge to Exeter trains

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

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The most efficient way to pay less on your Cambridge Exeter train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cambridge Exeter 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 approximately 2 trips from Exeter to Cambridge (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult 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 Exeter 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