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

Train  •  3 h 12 min

$65 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. X5
  2. 727 / ...

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus, train Greater Anglia  •  3 h 54 min

  1. X5
  2. X5
  3. U

$47 - $62

Bus First, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. 73 / ...

$30 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 93.4 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bedford and Norwich is 132 km. The road distance is 149 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Norwich is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Bedford to Norwich is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £14 - £22.

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Norwich. 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 23 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Bedford to Norwich, including transfers.

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 12 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 23 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
37 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 - $24
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
$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
National Express
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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