How to travel from Cambridge to Bedford

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from Cambridge to Bedford

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

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To get from Cambridge to Bedford on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:24AMCambridge2h58 11:22AMBedford
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Travel Information between Cambridge and Bedford

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $75
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $44 (€42) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $75 (€73) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Thameslink

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 25 miles (40 km) from Cambridge to Bedford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Thameslink among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Cambridge to Bedford.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Bedford 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 Cambridge to Bedford.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Cambridge to Bedford. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bedford from Cambridge is by taking a bus, which costs on average $44 (€42).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bedford:

Taking a bus is about $32 (€30) less than taking a train, which costs on average $75 (€73) for this route.

The fastest way from Cambridge to Bedford is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bedford that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bedford by bus can take on average 2 h 10 min.

The Cambridge to Bedford distance is around 25 miles (40 km).

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Bedford is:

  • 25 buses per day.
  • Around 51 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and arrive in Bedford, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Cambridge and arrive in Bedford.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to Bedford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Bedford by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Cambridge to Bedford tickets on Omio for $44 (€42).
  • Travel with Thameslink to go to Bedford by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Thameslink Cambridge to Bedford tickets on Omio for $75 (€73).

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

  • You can book a direct train with.

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

Your trip from Cambridge to Bedford doesn't have to end in Bedford. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Stansted to your Cambridge to Bedford tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bedford today!

When planning your trip from Cambridge to Bedford, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $44 (€42) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $75 (€73) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cambridge to Bedford online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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