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Cambridge to Bedford by bus

The journey from Cambridge to Bedford by bus is 25.1 mi and takes 2 h 37 min. There are 35 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:18am and the last at 9:18pm. 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.

Best Price $46.29
Journey Duration 2 h 37 min
Connection per Day 35
Lowest Price $46.29
Highest Price $46.29
First Departure 5:18am
Last Departure 9:18pm
Distance 25.1 mi
Departure Cambridge
Arrival Bedford
Carriers East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry,

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Departure date
Monday,Dec 04 2023

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Cheap tickets from Cambridge to Bedford
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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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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

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.

Greater Anglia, which is operated by the Transport UK Group, provides passenger rail services in the East of England. It operates services on the Great Eastern Main Line from London Liverpool Street to destinations such as Norwich, Ipswich, and Colchester, as well as on the West Anglia Main Line from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge and Stansted Airport. Greater Anglia also operates regional services in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Cambridgeshire. The Department for Transport has awarded the operating contract for services until 2025 to Abellio East Anglia Limited.

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


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 25.1 mi.
How long does the bus between Cambridge and Bedford take?
Cambridge to Bedford is on average 2 h 56 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 h 37 min.
Which companies operate from Cambridge to Bedford?
The bus journey from Cambridge to Bedford is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry, Great Northern, Thameslink, 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 5:18am. 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 9:18pm. 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.
From which stations can I leave from Cambridge to Bedford?
There are 5 station(s) that you can depart from Cambridge to go to Bedford. You can go from Cambridge, Parkside, Express Coach Stops, Cambridge City Centre, Cambridge (madingley Rd P&r) Undefined, City Centre and Hitchin and you can arrive at Bedford Bus Station, Bedford, Bus Stn, Bays N & O and Luton.
What's the fastest journey time between Cambridge to Bedford by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cambridge and Bedford is 2 h 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 6.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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