Trains from Reading to Cambridge

Reading to Cambridge train information

Reading Cambridge train map

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Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 69 Miles

The journey from Reading, 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.

Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to cover the 69 miles from Reading to Cambridge.

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Reading to Cambridge train tickets

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Best prices for Reading to Cambridge trains

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

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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Reading Cambridge train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

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 Reading 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 Reading, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

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
Reading 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