Trains from Southampton to Cambridge

Southampton to Cambridge train information

Southampton Cambridge train map

Train duration 3h12m
Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 111 Miles
Lowest train price from £10.00
Average train price £40.00
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Southampton (South East England) to Cambridge (East of England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • There are 111 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Southampton to Cambridge is around 3h12m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Cambridge from Southampton, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.
  • We found tickets from £10.00 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Southampton to Cambridge train tickets

from £10.00 MORE 3h09m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £12.70 MORE 5h52m

Southampton - Cambridge prices calendar

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

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Southampton - 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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£56

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£56

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£55

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£56

Same day

Days before Departure

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 £55.

Best prices for Southampton to Cambridge trains

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 12:38 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 18:38 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 08:38 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 19:38 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 19:08 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 17:38 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 13:38 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 15:08 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 18:08 1 month ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Cambridge
£10.00 14/04/2020 14:08 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Southampton Cambridge train

Discount Southampton - Cambridge train tickets

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.: £39.31)(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/£39.31 = 2.24. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 3 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 £39.31 £26.21 £13.10 2.24

(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