There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to Norwich by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich

$64 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) X5
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station 727 / ...

$23 - $27

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Bus, train Greater Anglia  •  3 h 43 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
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge, Madingley Road Park & Ride to The Busway Railway Station
  4. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich

$47 - $62

Bus First in Norfolk & Suffolk, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square) 73 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biggleswade to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station

$49 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Norwich 93.4 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Norwich is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Norwich is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Norwich station. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) and arriving at Norwich City Centre, Bus Station via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) and Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Norwich is 82 miles. The road distance is 93.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Norwich without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £45 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Bedford to Norwich, including transfers.

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Bedford to Norwich bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Norwich is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £45 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Norwich.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Norwich via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Norwich via St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) and Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 4 h 19 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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Biggleswade to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Whippet Coaches
Website
go-whippet.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Madingley Road Park & Ride to The Busway Railway Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
go-whippet.co.uk
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 (Parker's Piece) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Grant Palmer
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
grantpalmer.com
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Peterborough, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Website
firstgroup.com

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