There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Leighton Buzzard

$42 - $56

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Luton National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Leighton Buzzard, Library F70 / ...

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Take the bus from Hitchin Rail Station to Luton 787
  3. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Leighton Buzzard, Library F70 / ...

$23 - $35

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard 51.3 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Leighton Buzzard, Library via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Leighton Buzzard via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Leighton Buzzard is 38 miles. The road distance is 51.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Leighton Buzzard, Library station.

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Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Leighton Buzzard station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Leighton Buzzard, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard via Luton and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 2 h 15 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 Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
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 to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hitchin Rail Station to Luton
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Leighton Buzzard, Library
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard.

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There are 326+ hotels available in Leighton Buzzard. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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