There are 5 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford 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, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) X5
  3. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) X5

$31 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Mildenhall, Bus Station 16 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mildenhall to Cambridge Parkside 727
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) X5

$26 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 58 min

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

$49 - $89

Bus, line 12 bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station 11 / ...
  2. Take the line 12 bus from The Guineas Bus Station to Drummer St Bus Station 12 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) X5

$26

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford 58.2 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Bedford is 51 miles. The road distance is 58.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station and arriving at Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) via The Guineas Bus Station, Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and St Neots, Market Square (Stop D). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Bedford via Cambridge and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford via Cambridge, London Kings Cross, and London St Pancras International in around 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Bedford via The Guineas Bus Station, Drummer St Bus Station, Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), and St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Bedford
Ave. Duration
35 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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Guineas Bus Station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Mildenhall, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Mulleys Motorways
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Mildenhall, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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