There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from Cambridge in England to Northampton in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
On average, it takes approximately 2h38m by train covering a distance of 43 miles to get to Northampton from Cambridge. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.
Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.
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Buying your ticket in advance is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you can notice in the graph above, the cost of train tickets Cambridge to Northampton do not tend to change a lot and cost £53.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cambridge and Northampton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Northampton 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 Northampton 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 assess the number of journeys 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 cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cambridge Northampton 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 approximately 2 trips from Northampton to Cambridge (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.
The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail 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 Northampton 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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