Trains from Swansea to Cambridge

Swansea to Cambridge train information

Swansea Cambridge train map

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Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 178 Miles
  • The route connecting Swansea, which is in Wales and Cambridge, located 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.
  • The train duration to get to Cambridge from Swansea will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops. There are 178 miles between the 2 cities.
  • 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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Best prices for Swansea to Cambridge trains

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

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Discount Swansea - Cambridge train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Swansea 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.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Swansea to Cambridge? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Swansea Cambridge ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Swansea to Cambridge (one way journey).

How much do I need to pay for 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
Swansea 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