Bedford to Cambridge train

Sat, 22 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 22 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bedford to Cambridge is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Great Northern
08:402h20
Bedford station (BDM)
11:00Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:402h31
Bedford station (BDM)
11:11Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Great Northern
08:112h28
Bedford station (BDM)
10:39Cambridge North (CMB)
£461One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:042h26
Bedford station (BDM)
10:30Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:112h30
Bedford station (BDM)
10:41Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change

Train timetableBedford to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 22 June
Thameslink
08:042h26
Bedford station (BDM)
10:30Cambridge station (CBG)
1 change
Great Northern
08:112h28
Bedford station (BDM)
10:39Cambridge North (CMB)
1 change
Thameslink
08:112h30
Bedford station (BDM)
10:41Cambridge station (CBG)
1 change
Great Northern
08:402h20
Bedford station (BDM)
11:00Cambridge station (CBG)
1 change
Thameslink
08:402h31
Bedford station (BDM)
11:11Cambridge station (CBG)
1 change
Thameslink
09:042h26
Bedford station (BDM)
11:30Cambridge station (CBG)
1 change

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Train times from Bedford to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 22 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 26 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

40 km

To travel from Bedford to Cambridge you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Great Northern
08:402h20
Bedford station (BDM)
11:00Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change
Thameslink
08:042h26
Bedford station (BDM)
10:30Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change
Thameslink
09:042h26
Bedford station (BDM)
11:30Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change
Great Northern
08:112h28
Bedford station (BDM)
10:39Cambridge North (CMB)
£461One-way
1 change
Thameslink
08:112h30
Bedford station (BDM)
10:41Cambridge station (CBG)
£461One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Bedford to Cambridge

distanceDistance25 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Northern or Thameslink

Trains from Bedford to Cambridge cover the 25 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 19 min with our travel partners like Great Northern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Bedford and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: Great Northern and Thameslink trains Bedford to Cambridge

Great Northern and Thameslink trains will get you from Bedford to Cambridge from £43. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Great Northern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed trains, regional trains, and sleeper services. The high-speed trains are called InterCity Express Trains and they offer a fast and comfortable journey between major cities. The regional trains are called Regional Express Trains and they provide a slower but more frequent service to smaller towns and villages. The sleeper services are called Caledonian Sleeper Trains and they offer overnight journeys with comfortable sleeping compartments. Great Northern offers a variety of ticket types, including single, return, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Great Northern are London to Cambridge, London to Peterborough, and London to Norwich. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Train information from Bedford to Cambridge with Great Northern:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 19 min
  • Cheapest Price: £43

FAQs: Bedford to Cambridge train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bedford 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
Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Cambridge can start from as little as £43 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bedford to Cambridge is £62; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bedford to Cambridge train time is 2 h 19 min   covering the 25 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bedford to Cambridge leaves at 04: 56. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bedford to Cambridge leaves at 21: 27.
There are 25 trains a day from Bedford to Cambridge which require at least one change with Great Northern or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Bedford to Cambridge you can take a train with Great Northern or Thameslink. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Bedford to Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 27.

When departing from Bedford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Bedford, Bedford St Johns and Bedford Midland or Bedford St Johns. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your route in train stations like Cambridge, Cambridge North and Cambridge or Cambridge North.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bedford, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cambridge, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cambridge from Bedford is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 19 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bedford to Cambridge by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Bedford to Cambridge including taking a train or coach.

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