Trains from Cambridge to Peterborough

Cambridge to Peterborough train information

Cambridge Peterborough train map

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Arrival Peterborough, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 30 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Cambridge (East of England) to Peterborough (East of England). The services on board can change depending on the train company.

How much times does it take?

There are 30 miles from Cambridge to Peterborough. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Peterborough from Cambridge, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Cambridge to Peterborough train tickets

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Cambridge - Peterborough prices calendar

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

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Cambridge - Peterborough: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Cambridge to Peterborough are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 day in advance, you can find tickets from £12 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £15 for your train. Thus, you may save 22% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 day in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures 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 Peterborough trains

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

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Discount Cambridge - Peterborough train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Cambridge Peterborough 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 citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Cambridge to Peterborough? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Cambridge Peterborough ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Cambridge to Peterborough (one way journey).

What is the cost of a railcard?

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 one 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 Peterborough 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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