|Train operators||Thameslink, Abellio Greater Anglia|
|Lowest train price||from £26.80|
|Average train price||£29.00|
Which operators can I use?
All trains connecting Cambridge (East of England) to London (London England) are run by Thameslink, Abellio Greater Anglia. The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.
How long is the train?
On average, the journey takes approximately 1h20m by train covering a distance of 49 miles to get to London from Cambridge. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
What is the price of the train?
We found tickets from £26.80 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Cambridge to London in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £8 when purchasing your train 7 days in advance which is 43% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cambridge and London by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets London to Cambridge and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
|£26.80||05/12/2023||08:20||Abellio Greater Anglia||12 days ago|
|£26.80||05/12/2023||08:17||Abellio Greater Anglia||12 days ago|
St Pancras International
|£29.10||05/12/2023||08:23||Thameslink||12 days ago|
|£29.10||05/12/2023||08:09||12 days ago|
|£29.10||05/12/2023||08:26||12 days ago|
|£29.10||05/12/2023||08:37||12 days ago|
Best prices for the next 180 days.
The best way to pay less on your Cambridge London train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one 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.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate 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 London ticket is £28.33 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £28.33: £88/£28.33 = 3.11. It will take you on average 4 trips from London to Cambridge (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.
What is the cost of a railcard?
The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole 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 London train||£28.33||£18.89||£9.44||3.11|
(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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