There are 4 ways to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 301 bus  •  1 h 7 min

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

$20 - $27

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Line 81 bus, bus  •  2 h 14 min

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

$14 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

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

$160 - $190

Drive  •  36 min

  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 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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

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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 (Rope Walk) and arriving at Hemel Hempstead via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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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 1 h 7 min and costs £15 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min 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 (Rope Walk) station.

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

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

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There are 438+ hotels available in Hemel Hempstead. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre and Luton in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Adeyfield, Leverstock Green Road
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 (Rope Walk) to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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