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There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 301 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bedford to St Albans City
  2. Take the line 301 bus from St Albans City station to Adeyfield, Leverstock Green Road 300 / ...

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 81 bus, bus  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre 81
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Hemel Hempstead National Express / ...

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Hemel Hempstead

$14 - $29

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead 34.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead 34.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street and arriving at Hemel Hempstead via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead. However, there are services departing from Bedford St Johns and arriving at Hemel Hempstead via Bletchley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Bedford and Hemel Hempstead is 26 miles. The road distance is 34.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead without a car is to train and line 301 bus which takes 1h 19m and costs £15 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead, including transfers.

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Bedford to Hemel Hempstead bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Bedford, St John's Street station.

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Bedford to Hemel Hempstead train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Bedford St Johns station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs £11 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 81 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Hemel Hempstead, England?

You can take a train from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead via Bletchley in around 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre and Luton in around 2h 24m.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Bletchley to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Adeyfield, Leverstock Green Road
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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Bedford to Hemel Hempstead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hemel Hempstead station.

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Bedford to Hemel Hempstead train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Hemel Hempstead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Hemel Hempstead is 34 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead.

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