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Cambridge to Bedford by bus

The journey from Cambridge to Bedford by bus is 25.14 mi and takes 2 hr 56 min. There are 35 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:18 AM and the last at 8:18 PM. It is possible to travel from Cambridge to Bedford by bus for as little as $46.29 or as much as $46.29. The best price for this journey is $46.29.

Lowest Price$46.29
Journey Duration2 hr 56 min
Connection per Day35
Lowest Price$46.29
Highest Price$46.29
First Departure4:18 AM
Last Departure8:18 PM
Distance25.14 mi
CarriersGreat Northern, ThameslinkMore

Cambridge to Bedford Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Cambridge to Bedford?

When you're traveling from Cambridge to Bedford, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $46.29. You might be able to find prices as low as $46.29, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Cambridge to Bedford. On average, though, you'll pay about $46.29 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from Cambridge to Bedford by bus?

The average journey time is 2 hr 56 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 25.14 mi from Cambridge to Bedford. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Cambridge to Bedford to take longer than 2 hr 56 min. The journey between Cambridge and Bedford runs for about 25.14 mi and usually takes approximately 2 hr 56 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hr 37 min. If you are trying to get from Cambridge to Bedford as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do departures from Cambridge leave for Bedford?

If you want to get from Cambridge to Bedford, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 35 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Cambridge and Bedford. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 35 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cambridge to Bedford. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Bedford.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cambridge to Bedford, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cambridge to Bedford.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Bedford

The cheapest Cambridge - Bedford bus tickets can be found for as low as $19.15 if you’re lucky, or $20.35 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $23.33.

Find the best day to travel to Bedford by bus

When travelling to Bedford by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

Thameslink is a railway service in the United Kingdom that runs through central London, connecting Bedford in the north and Brighton in the south. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves over 200 stations, including major transport hubs such as St Pancras International, London Bridge, and Gatwick Airport. Thameslink trains run every few minutes during peak hours and offer a range of services, from fast express trains to stopping services that serve local communities. The service has undergone significant upgrades in recent years, including the introduction of new trains and the completion of major infrastructure projects such as the Thameslink Programme.

Services on board Great Northern, Thameslink and East Midlands Railway from Cambridge to Bedford
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Cambridge to Bedford CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cambridge to Bedford?
A bus ticket from Cambridge to Bedford is $46.29. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $46.29.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cambridge to Bedford?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cambridge to Bedford is $46.29. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cambridge and Bedford by bus?
Cambridge to Bedford is 25.14 mi.
How long does the bus between Cambridge and Bedford take?
Cambridge to Bedford is on average 2 hr 56 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 37 min.
Which companies operate from Cambridge to Bedford?
The bus journey from Cambridge to Bedford is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Great Northern, Thameslink, CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway and Greater Anglia.
How many bus connections per day go from Cambridge to Bedford?
Cambridge to Bedford has 35 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cambridge to Bedford leave?
The earliest bus from Cambridge to Bedford departs at 4:18 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cambridge to Bedford depart?
The latest bus from Cambridge to Bedford departs at 8:18 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cambridge to Bedford in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $46.29 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Cambridge to Bedford by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cambridge and Bedford is 2 hr 37 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cambridge to Bedford?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cambridge and Bedford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cambridge to Bedford by bus?
The bus journey from Cambridge to Bedford creates 3.03kg of CO2 emissions.

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