Trains from York to Cambridge

York to Cambridge train information

York Cambridge train map

Train duration 2h31m
Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure York, England
Distance 131 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £27.60
Average train price £39.00

Which train company can I use?

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from York in England to Cambridge in England are provided by Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

On average, it takes normally 2h31m by train to cover the 131 miles to go to Cambridge from York. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

We found trains from £27.60 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for York to Cambridge train tickets

from £27.60 MORE 2h31m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £24.10 MORE 7h24m

York - Cambridge prices calendar

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

York - Cambridge: the best time to book cheap trains

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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 York to Cambridge in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £26 when buying your seat 15 days in advance which is 49% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for York to Cambridge trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
York
Cambridge
£27.60 12/11/2019 18:36 Cross Country 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£29.10 12/11/2019 17:31 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£30.00 12/11/2019 13:30 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£33.10 12/11/2019 12:35 Cross Country 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£34.15 12/11/2019 09:35 Cross Country 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£37.00 12/11/2019 07:37 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£38.50 12/11/2019 09:30 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£39.00 12/11/2019 08:31 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£39.30 12/11/2019 17:35 Cross Country 7 days ago
York
Cambridge
£46.90 12/11/2019 07:01 7 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount York - Cambridge train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your York Cambridge train ticket.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a York Cambridge ticket is £38.24 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £38.24: £88/£38.24 = 2.3. You will need to make about 3 trips from Cambridge to York (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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
York to Cambridge train £38.24 £25.49 £12.75 2.31

(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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