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There are 6 ways to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds

$59 - $88

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Bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside X5
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds National Express / ...

$17 - $22

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Bus, train  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Madingley Rd Park-and-Ride X5
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds

$23 - $31

Bus Suffolk Norse  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside X5
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard A14

Bus Stagecoach in Cambridge  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside X5
  2. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station 11 / ...

$18 - $21

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds 59.5 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Bury St Edmunds. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station and arriving at Bury St Edmunds via Cambridge Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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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 3h 4m.

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The distance between Bedford and Bury St Edmunds is 51 miles. The road distance is 59.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds without a car is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds, including transfers.

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Bedford to Bury St Edmunds bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station.

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Bedford to Bury St Edmunds train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 3h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds.
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  • Distance: 50.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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 3h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds via Cambridge Parkside in around 3h 14m.

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
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46m
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 to Cambridge, Madingley Rd Park-and-Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Suffolk Norse
Phone
01473 341500
Email
enquiries@suffolknorse.co.uk
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge

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Bedford to Bury St Edmunds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bury St Edmunds station.

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Bedford to Bury St Edmunds train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Bury St Edmunds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Bury St Edmunds is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Bedford to Bury St Edmunds.

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