How to get from Cambridge to Bedford

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Travel Information from Cambridge to Bedford

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeCoach • £34 • 1 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Thameslink

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 25 miles (40 km) from Cambridge to Bedford. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Thameslink among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Bedford.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cambridge to Bedford

Travel to Bedford 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 Cambridge to Bedford.

There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Bedford: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cambridge to Bedford, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bedford:

A flight is £34 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Cambridge to Bedford costing on average £34.

A flight is £1 less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Cambridge to Bedford costing on average £1.

A flight is about £64 less than a train, which costs on average £64 for this route.

The fastest way from Cambridge to Bedford is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 31 min.

Other travel options between Cambridge and Bedford can usually take longer:

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 1 h 51 min.

The Cambridge to Bedford distance is approximately 25 miles (40 km).

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Bedford is:

  • 28 coaches per day.
  • 81 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cambridge to Bedford as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cambridge to Bedford:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) to Bedford, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Cambridge to Bedford depart from Cambridge to Bedford.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to Bedford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Bedford by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Cambridge to Bedford for £34.
  • Travel with Thameslink for trains to Bedford. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thameslink Cambridge to Bedford tickets on Omio for £64.
Omio customers who travel from Cambridge to Bedford often also extend their holiday to go to London, Luton or Stansted. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bedford and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip between Cambridge and Bedford, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £34 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £64 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Bedford from Cambridge online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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