Trains from Leicester to Cambridge

Leicester to Cambridge train information

Leicester Cambridge train map

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Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 61 Miles
  • The journey from Leicester, situated in England and Cambridge, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • There are 61 miles from Leicester to Cambridge. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Cambridge from Leicester, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Leicester to Cambridge train tickets

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Leicester - Cambridge prices calendar

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

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Leicester - Cambridge: the best time to book cheap trains

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Buying your train ticket in advance is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. Yet, as you can notice in the chart above, the cost of train tickets Leicester to Cambridge tend to remain approximately the same and cost £24.

Best prices for Leicester to Cambridge trains

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

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Discount Leicester - Cambridge train tickets

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

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from Leicester to Cambridge cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way trips from Cambridge to Leicester, the card will have paid for itself.

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 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
Leicester to Cambridge 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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