Bedford to Cambridge train

Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£63

Average

£63

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Thameslink
07:39Bedford2h32 10:11Cambridge
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£631One-way
Thameslink
08:43Bedford2h29 11:12Cambridge
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£631One-way
Thameslink
07:10Bedford2h30 09:40Cambridge
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£631One-way
Thameslink
08:10Bedford2h30 10:40Cambridge
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£641One-way
Thameslink
04:09Bedford2h35 06:44Cambridge
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£641One-way

Train schedule Bedford to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 August
Thameslink
04:09Bedford2h35 06:44Cambridge
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Thameslink
07:10Bedford2h30 09:40Cambridge
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Thameslink
07:39Bedford2h32 10:11Cambridge
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Thameslink
08:10Bedford2h30 10:40Cambridge
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Thameslink
08:43Bedford2h29 11:12Cambridge
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Fastest train times from Bedford to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 31 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

40 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Bedford for Cambridge every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Thameslink
08:43Bedford2h29 11:12Cambridge
0 changes
£631One-way
Thameslink
07:10Bedford2h30 09:40Cambridge
0 changes
£631One-way
Thameslink
08:10Bedford2h30 10:40Cambridge
0 changes
£641One-way
Thameslink
07:39Bedford2h32 10:11Cambridge
0 changes
£631One-way
Thameslink
04:09Bedford2h35 06:44Cambridge
0 changes
£641One-way

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Overview: Train from Bedford to Cambridge

distanceDistance25 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Great Northern or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Bedford to Cambridge cover the 25 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 19 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Great Northern or East Midlands Railways. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £64, but the average price of train tickets is £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Bedford and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, Thameslink and Great Northern trains Bedford to Cambridge

East Midlands Trains, Thameslink and Great Northern trains will get you to Cambridge from Bedford from £64. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Great Northern to Cambridge from Bedford for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Great Northern train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Bedford to Cambridge train with Great Northern (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Bedford - Cambridge journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Bedford to Cambridge by train is 25 miles (40 km). You can book tickets for this Great Northern train for as low as £64 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Great Northern tickets to Cambridge from Bedford in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Great Northern Bedford - Cambridge train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Thameslink is one of the best options when travelling by train from Bedford to Cambridge. Omio quickly shows you current Thameslink train timetables for the Bedford - Cambridge trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance between Bedford and Cambridge is around 25 miles (40 km) and the cheapest Thameslink one-way ticket you can book starts at £64. As you check the latest Bedford to Cambridge train timetable from Thameslink for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Cambridge safely. If you search for Thameslink tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thameslink ticket from Bedford to Cambridge so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

One of the best ways to travel to Cambridge from Bedford is by taking a train with East Midlands Trains. Omio helps you find the ideal East Midlands Trains train from Bedford to Cambridge by showing you East Midlands Trains current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Bedford to Cambridge trip. You can expect to travel 25 miles (40 km) between Bedford and Cambridge on a train with East Midlands Trains. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Cambridge from Bedford, you can check straight away if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your East Midlands Trains train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Bedford to Cambridge!

Bedford to Cambridge train information with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 42 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 24 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bedford to Cambridge

Travel by train to Cambridge easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bedford to Cambridge.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Bedford and Cambridge to cost as little as £64  in the next 7 days.
The Bedford to Cambridge train ticket price is on average £64  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Cambridge from Bedford via train to be approximately 25 miles.
On average the train from Bedford to Cambridge duration is 2 h 19 min  for the 25 miles long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Bedford, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bedford and Bedford St Johns. When you arrive in Cambridge, your train can arrive in train stations including Cambridge and Cambridge North.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bedford   to Cambridge.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Bedford, is located 0.6 miles (925 m) from the city centre of Bedford.

The most popular arrival train station, Cambridge, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Cambridge.

If you're looking for trains from Bedford to Cambridge, you can rely on Thameslink, Great Northern or East Midlands Railways to get you to Cambridge. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Bedford to Cambridge journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The first Bedford to Cambridge train departs at 07: 03   and the last train from Bedford to Cambridge leaves at 20: 55. Check out the most up-to-date Bedford to Cambridge train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy Bedford to Cambridge train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £64. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Bedford to Cambridge. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Cambridge
Bedford is the most popular Bedford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bedford for your journey to Cambridge.
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Public transport options for Bedford St Johns
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from the Medbourne Road car park, by the path leading to the platform. Please check the direction of travel before boarding.

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