There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Bedford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Bulstrode Gardens to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) X5
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) X5

$13

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

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

$38 - $69

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Bedford 31.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Bedford 31.2 miles

$6 - $10

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Bulstrode Gardens and arriving at Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Bedford via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Bedford is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Bedford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Cambridge to Bedford, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Bulstrode Gardens station.

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Cambridge to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Bedford is to bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Cambridge to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) station.

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Cambridge to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Bedford station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Bedford via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridge to Bedford via London St Pancras International LL and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.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, Bulstrode Gardens to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to Bedford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525555
Website
a1cabco.com
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 462020
Website
acetaxis-cambridge.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704704
Website
camcab.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Bedford is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Cambridge to Bedford.

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