There are 4 ways to get from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 11 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, Madingley Rd Park-and-Ride X5

$13

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 53 min

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

$35 - $69

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely 29.3 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely 29.3 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) and arriving at Cambridge, Madingley Rd Park-and-Ride via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is 25 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, including transfers.

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Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road).

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Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is to bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £26 - £55 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, England?

You can take a bus from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) in around 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely via London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 53 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
40 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
46 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
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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