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There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 17m

  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  •  2h 25m

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

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Stevenage
  2. Take the bus from Stevenage station to Luton Station Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Leighton Buzzard, Library F70 / ...

$20 - $29

Bus, line 150 bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Central station X5
  2. Take the line 150 bus from Central station to Leighton Buzzard, Library 150

$20 - $25

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard 51.3 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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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 2h 17m.

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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 2h 17m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m 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 2h 17m and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 2h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

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 2h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Leighton Buzzard via Luton and Luton Station Interchange in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Leighton Buzzard, Library
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Central station to Leighton Buzzard, Library
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Central station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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

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There are 374+ hotels available in Leighton Buzzard. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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