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Travelling from Cambridge to Bedford by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Bedford take around 1 hour and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 43 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Bedford.

Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Bedford?

Journeys between Cambridge and Bedford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 59 departures on the route from Cambridge to Bedford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 55 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Bedford?

The Cambridge to Bedford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cambridge to Bedford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bedford is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:14 and the last train is around 22:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 06:28, and the last at 23:15.

When to book Cambridge to Bedford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Bedford by train.

Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Bedford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Bedford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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