Oxford to Cambridge train

Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£72

Average

£73

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:32Oxford2h29 12:01Cambridge
2 changes
£721One-way
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10:32Oxford2h28 13:00Cambridge
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£721One-way
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09:59Oxford2h31 12:30Cambridge
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£721One-way
10:37Oxford3h03 13:40Cambridge
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£731One-way
09:02Oxford2h31 11:33Cambridge
2 changes
£731One-way

Train schedule Oxford to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 August
08:16Oxford2h45 11:01Cambridge
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09:02Oxford2h31 11:33Cambridge
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09:32Oxford2h29 12:01Cambridge
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09:59Oxford2h31 12:30Cambridge
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10:32Oxford2h28 13:00Cambridge
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10:37Oxford3h03 13:40Cambridge
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Fastest train times from Oxford to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 28 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

106 km

It's difficult to get from Oxford to Cambridge without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
10:32Oxford2h28 13:00Cambridge
2 changes
£721One-way
09:32Oxford2h29 12:01Cambridge
2 changes
£721One-way
09:59Oxford2h31 12:30Cambridge
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£721One-way
09:02Oxford2h31 11:33Cambridge
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£731One-way
08:16Oxford2h45 11:01Cambridge
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£741One-way

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Cambridge

distanceDistance66 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£69 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency34 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway, Thameslink, Chiltern Railways, Great Northern, Greater Anglia, CrossCountry or First Great Western Service

Trains from Oxford to Cambridge cover the 66 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Thameslink, Chiltern Railways, Great Northern, Greater Anglia, CrossCountry or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 34 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £69, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Cambridge.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Western Rail and Great Northern trains Oxford to Cambridge

Travel between Oxford and Cambridge from £67 with Omio’s train partners Abellio Greater Anglia, Great Western Rail and Great Northern! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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    Looking to travel by train to Cambridge from Oxford? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Great Western Rail. Check Omio to see current Great Western Rail train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Oxford to Cambridge train and book Great Western Rail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Oxford and Cambridge, you can expect to travel 66 miles (106 km) one-way with Great Western Rail. If you search for trains between Oxford and Cambridge in the Omio app, you can check if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Great Western Rail, we do the work for you to get you safely to Cambridge from Oxford. Book that perfect Oxford to Cambridge train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Western Rail!

    Train information from Oxford to Cambridge with Great Western Rail:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 11 min
    • Great Western Rail frequency: 33 a day

    Looking to travel by train from Oxford to Cambridge? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Great Northern. Check Omio to see current Great Northern train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Oxford to Cambridge train and book Great Northern tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Cambridge from Oxford, you can expect to travel 66 miles (106 km) one-way with Great Northern. If you search for trains to Cambridge from Oxford in the Omio app, you can check if the Great Northern ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Great Northern, we do the work for you to get you safely to Cambridge from Oxford. Book that perfect Oxford to Cambridge train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Northern!

      Trains from Oxford to Cambridge: Journey Details

      All Oxford to Cambridge trains involve at least two connections and have a total journey time of around 2.5 hours. Great Western Railways connect Oxford with London Paddington, with the onward journey being made on Great Northern Trains from London Kings Cross. Alternatively Cross Country and Great Western Railways operate a service with connections at Reading and London. Trains start in the early morning, with 2 to 4 departures an hour until around midnight.

       

      Taking the Train from Oxford

      Oxford to Cambridge trains depart from Oxford Station, which is immediately to the West of the city and just South of the Jericho district. Oxford's colleges and other attractions are within easy walk of the station. The Oxford Bus Company and Stagecoach operate frequent local services from hubs at Oxford Station, St Giles and St Aldates. Taxis are available at the station.

      Getting into Cambridge by Train

      Cambridge is an attractive and historic university town, sitting on the River Cam and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Visitors can tour university colleges and buildings, such as the Gothic King's College, with its stunning Chapel, and Trinity College. The city's Fitzwilliam Museum is renowned for its collections of antiquities and art. Historic Cambridge is compact and easily explored on foot, with cars actively discouraged. Oxford to Cambridge trains arrive at Cambridge Station. This is located just under 2 km from the city centre, with Stagecoach providing frequent shuttle bus services between the two locations. Stagecoach also operates local buses around the town and to surrounding villages and attractions, such as the Imperial War Museum at Duxford. Taxis are available at the station and there are several weekend night bus routes in Cambridge.

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      FAQs
      If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Cambridge from Oxford for as little as £67  in the next 7 days.
      The Oxford to Cambridge train ticket price is on average £69  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
      The distance between Oxford and Cambridge by train is approximately 66 miles.
      On average the train from Oxford to Cambridge duration is 2 h 29 min  for the 66 miles long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Oxford   and arrive in Cambridge.

      You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Oxford, located approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre of Oxford. The most popular arrival train station in Cambridge, called Cambridge, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city centre.

      When taking a train from Oxford to Cambridge, you can count on Great Western Railway, Thameslink, Chiltern Railways, Great Northern, Greater Anglia, CrossCountry or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Cambridge. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cambridge from Oxford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
      The average number of trains departing Oxford for Cambridge is 34 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest train for this route departs from Oxford at 05: 32. The last train leaves from Oxford at 23: 45. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Oxford to Cambridge and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      You can find a train between Oxford and Cambridge to cost on average £69 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Oxford to Cambridge train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Oxford
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      The major railway station for departures from Oxford is Oxford. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Oxford for your trip to Cambridge from Oxford.
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      Location for Rail Replacement Services: From station forecourt in front of station

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