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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Cambridge by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
Buying your train in advance is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. Yet, as you can notice in the table above, the cost of train tickets Southampton to Cambridge tend to be stable and cost £53.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southampton and Cambridge by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cambridge to Southampton 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 and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Southampton Cambridge train ticket.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Southampton to Cambridge? Check with your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average price for a Southampton Cambridge ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Southampton to Cambridge (one way journey).
What is the cost of 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|
|Southampton 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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