Save on Your Train Tickets to Cambridge with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Cambridge by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Journey to any of these stations when buying cheap train tickets to Cambridge:


Cambridge Heath

Cambridge North


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Cambridge with SplitMyFare:

Cambridge to Birmingham New Street

Standard Fare: £24.2

SplitMyFare: £22.85

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £1.35


Cambridge to Newcastle

Standard Fare: £66

SplitMyFare: £41.16

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £24.84


Cambridge to Aberdeen

Standard Fare: £167.7

SplitMyFare: £64.44

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £103.26



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"Cambridge is heaven, I am convinced it is the nicest place in the world to live. As you walk round, most people look incredibly bright, as if they are probably off to win a Nobel prize.” Sophie Hannah


Why Visit Cambridge by Rail?

Home to one of the most famous universities in the world, most visitors travel to Cambridge to see the famous college buildings. Beyond the university, Cambridge is also home to a breath taking myriad of waterways and lush farmland, making it a great destination for cycling and walking.

Regular trains run to Cambridge from London’s King’s Cross and Liverpool Street stations. The fastest train service is the Cambridge Cruiser, which runs from King’s Cross and arrives in Cambridge in less than 50 minutes. Since the Cambridge railway station is one of the main junctions of the East Anglia railway network, there are also regular trains that run to and from Norwich, Ipswich, Peterborough and Birmingham.

Most central areas of Cambridge are pedestrian-friendly and you can easily access the city’s most famous sights, including the university, by foot. Cambridge is of course home to the world-renowned University of Cambridge, which was established in 1209. The university is divided into 31 colleges. Those with particularly famous buildings worth checking out include King's, Trinity, Queen’s, Clare, Pembroke, Saint Catharine's, Homerton and Corpus Christi.

The city’s parks and gardens are also not to be missed. The Botanic Garden of Cambridge University is a great place to relax, away from the hustle and bustle of university life. There are also gardens by the river, known as The Backs and located behind the various colleges. The Jesus Green, which was originally proposed as a site for the Cambridge railway station, is a massive piece of parkland and a quiet retreat away from the busy city centre.

Cambridge is also home to numerous museums and galleries, such as The Fitzwilliam Museum, The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Kettle's Yard, The University Museum of Zoology, Museum of Classical Archaeology, the Folk Museum and the Polar Museum.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Cambridge

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Cambridge there are may ways to save money so you can explore Cambridge. It may be that you’re getting a train to Cambridge for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Cambridge and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Cambridge is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Cambridge to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Cambridge. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.