Trains from Cambridge to York

Cambridge to York train information

Cambridge York train map

Train duration 3h08m
Arrival York, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 132 Miles
Train operators Thameslink, Abellio Greater Anglia, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £26.80
Average train price £74.00

The route connecting Cambridge, which is in England and York, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Thameslink, Abellio Greater Anglia, Cross Country.

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to York from Cambridge. The average travel duration between Cambridge to York is 3h08m to travel the 132 miles.

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £26.80. 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 York train tickets

from £26.80 MORE 2h41m

Cambridge - York prices calendar

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

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

Train times Cambridge to York

When are the next trains to York?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Cambridge
08:00
York
10:32
2h32m Cross Country
Cambridge North
08:25
York
10:53
2h28m Abellio Greater Anglia
Cambridge
08:27
York
11:30
3h03m Thameslink
Cambridge
09:00
York
11:30
2h30m Cross Country
Cambridge
09:27
York
12:31
3h04m Thameslink
Cambridge
10:00
York
12:31
2h31m Cross Country
Cambridge
10:27
York
13:30
3h03m Thameslink

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 7 trains from Cambridge to York are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Cambridge York train leaves at 08:00 and the last one leaves the station at 10:27. The first and last departure times can vary every day and there can be fewer services during weekends as well as public holidays. Rail operators may also adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Cambridge - York: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£37

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£29

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£41

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£43

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Cambridge to York are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £29 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £43 for your train. Thus, you may save 32% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days 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 York trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cambridge
York
£34.60 02/06/2022 08:27 Thameslink 14 hours ago
Cambridge
York
£34.60 02/06/2022 10:27 Thameslink 14 hours ago
Cambridge
York
£34.60 28/05/2022 10:27 Thameslink 2 days ago
Cambridge
York
£34.60 28/05/2022 08:27 Thameslink 2 days ago
Cambridge
York
£52.00 02/06/2022 09:00 Cross Country 14 hours ago
Cambridge
York
£52.00 28/05/2022 09:00 Cross Country 2 days ago
Cambridge
York
£52.00 28/05/2022 10:00 Cross Country 2 days ago
Cambridge
York
£94.40 02/06/2022 10:00 Cross Country 14 hours ago
Cambridge
York
£94.40 28/05/2022 08:00 Cross Country 2 days ago
Cambridge
North
York
£94.40 28/05/2022 08:25 Abellio Greater Anglia 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Cambridge York train

Discount Cambridge - York train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Cambridge York train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Cambridge to York? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Cambridge York ticket (i.e.: £73.31)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£73.31 = 1.2. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Cambridge to York (one way trip).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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 York train £73.31 £48.87 £24.44 1.2

(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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