Trains from Oxford to Cambridge

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Oxford to Cambridge train information

Oxford Cambridge train map

Train duration 3h00m
Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 66 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £13.50
Average train price £39.00

Which operators can I use?

There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Oxford in England to Cambridge in England are provided by Great Western Railway, Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Cambridge from Oxford. The average travel duration between Oxford to Cambridge is 3h00m to travel the 66 miles.

What is the price of the train?

Based on our data, the lowest fare to travel in the next month is £13.50. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Oxford to Cambridge train tickets

from £13.50 MORE 2h48m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £14.50 MORE 3h48m
from £9.20 MORE 3h40m

Oxford - Cambridge prices calendar

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

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Megabus£10

National Express£15

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National Express£15

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National Express£15

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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 Oxford to Cambridge

When are the next trains to Cambridge?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Oxford
17:16
Cambridge
20:07
2h51m Cross Country
Oxford
17:43
Cambridge
20:34
2h51m Cross Country

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 8 trains from Oxford to Cambridge are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Oxford Cambridge train is at 07:54 while the last train is at 17:43. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Oxford - Cambridge: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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60

£56

30

£56

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£55

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£56

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£56

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£56

Same day

Days before Departure

Booking 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 Oxford to Cambridge tend to remain approximately the same and cost £55.

Best prices for Oxford to Cambridge trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Oxford
Cambridge
£13.50 23/01/2019 13:31 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£13.50 23/01/2019 19:02 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£13.50 23/01/2019 19:32 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£18.50 23/01/2019 18:31 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£18.50 23/01/2019 17:01 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£18.50 23/01/2019 18:06 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£26.00 23/01/2019 08:54 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£47.50 23/01/2019 07:54 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£47.50 23/01/2019 08:07 2 days ago
Oxford
Cambridge
£57.30 23/01/2019 12:11 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Oxford Cambridge train

Discount Oxford - Cambridge train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Oxford Cambridge train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 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.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Oxford to Cambridge cost on average £38.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £38.00 (£88/£38.00 = 2.32), you can see that after only 3 one way journeys from Cambridge to Oxford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

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

(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
Oxford to Cambridge train £38.00 £25.33 £12.67 2.32

(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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