Directions from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 15 min

$49 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. X5
  2. X5
  3. A14

$20 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. X5
  2. X5
  3. U

$31 - $37

Bus, line 13 bus, line 15 bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. X5
  2. 13 / ...
  3. 15 / ...

$32

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 59.5 miles

$12 - $19

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Bury St Edmunds, England?

You can take a train from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds via London St Pancras International, London Kings Cross, and Cambridge in around 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road), Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), and Cambridge in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Madingley Rd Park-and-Ride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Whippet Coaches
Website
go-whippet.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, High Cross to The Busway Railway Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
go-whippet.co.uk
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Gonville Place (Parker's Piece) to Haverhill, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Haverhill, Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bedford and Bury St Edmunds is 81 km. The road distance is 95 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds is to drive which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £9 - £14.

No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Bury St Edmunds via London Kings Cross and Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) and arriving at Bury St Edmunds via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) and Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds, including transfers.