How to travel from Bedford to Cambridge

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Travel Information between Bedford and Cambridge

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$45 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $45 (€39) • 2 h 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $56 (€49) • 2 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreat Northern

Take a train or bus to travel 25 miles (40 km) between Bedford and Cambridge. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Great Northern among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Bedford to Cambridge.

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How to get from Bedford to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Bedford to Cambridge is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel between Bedford and Cambridge on Thameslink and Great Northern travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Great Northern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed trains, regional trains, and sleeper services. The high-speed trains are called InterCity Express Trains and they offer a fast and comfortable journey between major cities. The regional trains are called Regional Express Trains and they provide a slower but more frequent service to smaller towns and villages. The sleeper services are called Caledonian Sleeper Trains and they offer overnight journeys with comfortable sleeping compartments. Great Northern offers a variety of ticket types, including single, return, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Great Northern are London to Cambridge, London to Peterborough, and London to Norwich. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

    FAQs: Travel from Bedford to Cambridge

    FAQs: Travel to Cambridge easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bedford to Cambridge.

    There are 2 ways to get from Bedford to Cambridge: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Cambridge is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $45 (€39) compared to other travel options to Cambridge:

    Taking a bus costs $12 (€10) less than taking a train, which costs on average $56 (€49) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Bedford to Cambridge is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 19 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Cambridge that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 2 h 26 min of travel time.

    Cambridge is approximately 25 miles (40 km) away from Bedford.

    The average frequency per day from Bedford to Cambridge is:

    • 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bedford and Cambridge as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bedford to Cambridge:

    • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Bedford to Cambridge depart from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece).
    • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Bedford to Cambridge depart from Bedford to Cambridge.

    The following travel companies offer services from Bedford to Cambridge:

    • Travel with Great Northern or Thameslink for trains to Cambridge. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thameslink Bedford to Cambridge tickets on Omio for $56 (€48).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Bedford to Cambridge with the following travel companies:

    • Direct train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cambridge as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bedford and Cambridge.

    Omio customers who travel from Bedford to Cambridge often also extend their vacation to go to London, Oxford, Edinburgh, London Stansted Airport or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cambridge and these popular destinations at a great price.

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