Trains from Cambridge to Oxford

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Cambridge to Oxford train information

Cambridge Oxford train map

Train duration 2h59m
Arrival Oxford, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 66 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £13.50
Average train price £30.00

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Cambridge in England to Oxford in England are operated by Thameslink.

There are 66 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Cambridge to Oxford is around 2h59m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Oxford from Cambridge, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £13.50 one way.

Best prices for Cambridge to Oxford train tickets

from £13.50 MORE 2h47m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £14.50 MORE 3h45m
from £9.20 MORE 3h39m

Cambridge - Oxford prices calendar

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

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17

Megabus£10

National Express£15

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21

Megabus£10

National Express£15

Loco2£16

22
23

Megabus£10

National Express£15

Loco2£33

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30

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

Cambridge - Oxford: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

60

30

£56

15

£56

7

£55

3

£56

1

£56

Same day

Days before Departure

Buying your train in advance is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. Yet, as you can notice in the table above, the cost of train tickets Cambridge to Oxford tend to be stable and cost £55.

Best prices for Cambridge to Oxford trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 12:14 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 09:41 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 18:53 Thameslink 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 13:14 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 09:10 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 12:44 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 13:44 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 18:44 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£16.00 21/06/2019 14:14 17 hours ago
Cambridge
Oxford
£26.00 21/06/2019 07:09 17 hours ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Cambridge Oxford train

Discount Cambridge - Oxford train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Cambridge Oxford train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many 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 assess the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Cambridge Oxford ticket is £29.86 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £29.86: £88/£29.86 = 2.95. You will need to make on average 3 trips from Oxford to Cambridge (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 Oxford train £29.86 £19.90 £9.95 2.96

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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