Trains from Peterborough to Cambridge

Peterborough to Cambridge train information

Peterborough Cambridge train map

Train duration 0h52m
Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure Peterborough, England
Distance 30 Miles
  • The trip between Peterborough, located in England and Cambridge, situated 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.
  • On average, it takes approximately 0h52m by train covering a distance of 30 miles to get to Cambridge from Peterborough. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Peterborough to Cambridge in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £8 when buying your seat 7 days in advance which is 40% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Peterborough to Cambridge trains

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

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The best way to pay less on your Peterborough 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.

  • 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 break-even. 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 Peterborough to Cambridge cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Cambridge to Peterborough, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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
Peterborough 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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