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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 10 min

$65 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. X5

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. X5

$48 - $60

Bus, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. XL|Excel

$32 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. 93.6 miles

$20 - $29

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

You can take a train from Norwich to Bedford via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Bedford via Cambridge, Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), and St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Biggleswade
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Norwich and Bedford is 132 km. The road distance is 150 km.

The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Bedford is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Norwich to Bedford is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £15 - £22.

No, there is no direct bus from Norwich to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Norwich Bus Station and arriving at Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) via Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and St Neots, Market Square (Stop D). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Norwich to Bedford, including transfers.