Trains from Cambridge to Swansea

Cambridge to Swansea train information

Cambridge Swansea train map

Train duration 5h06m
Arrival Swansea, Wales
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 178 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £107.90
Average train price £108.00

Which train company can I use?

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Cambridge in England to Swansea in Wales are run by Thameslink.

How far is it by train?

There are 178 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Cambridge to Swansea is normally 5h06m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Swansea from Cambridge, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of the train?

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £107.90. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Cambridge to Swansea train tickets

from £107.90 MORE 5h06m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £24.10 MORE 8h45m
from €14.48 MORE 11h02m

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Best prices for Cambridge to Swansea trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cambridge
Swansea
£107.90 14/08/2022 12:28 Thameslink 28 days ago
Cambridge
Swansea
£107.90 14/08/2022 09:28 Thameslink 28 days ago
Cambridge
Swansea
£107.90 14/08/2022 11:28 Thameslink 28 days ago
Cambridge
Swansea
£107.90 14/08/2022 10:28 Thameslink 28 days ago
Cambridge
Swansea
£107.90 14/08/2022 13:28 Thameslink 28 days ago
Cambridge
Swansea
£107.90 14/08/2022 14:28 Thameslink 28 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Cambridge - Swansea train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Cambridge Swansea train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate 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 Swansea ticket is £107.90 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £107.90: £88/£107.90 = 0.82. It will take you on average 1 trips from Swansea to Cambridge (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

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 complete 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 Swansea train £107.90 £71.93 £35.97 0.82

(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