There are 3 ways to get from Bedford to Cambridge by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) X5
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Bulstrode Gardens X5

$13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Cambridge 31 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Cambridge 31 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a bus from Bedford to Cambridge via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) in around 1 h 15 min.

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, Bulstrode Gardens
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bedford to Cambridge?

The distance between Bedford and Cambridge is 40 km. The road distance is 50 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bedford to Cambridge?

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Cambridge is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bedford to Cambridge?

The quickest way to get from Bedford to Cambridge is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs £60 - £75.

Is there a direct bus between Bedford and Cambridge?

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) and arriving at Cambridge, Bulstrode Gardens via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Bedford to Cambridge?

It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Bedford to Cambridge, including transfers.