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There are 6 ways to get from Bedford to Hertford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Hertford North

$37 - $53

Cheapest option

Train, line 724 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to St Albans City
  2. Take the line 724 bus from St Albans City station to Hertford, Bus Station 724

$29 - $34

4 alternative options

Line 71 bus, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Hitchin, Bancroft 71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station 390 / ...

Line 72 bus, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Hitchin, Bancroft 72 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station 390 / ...

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Hertford 38 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Hertford 38 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Hertford is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Hertford is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Hertford station. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street and arriving at Hertford, Bus Station via Hitchin, Hermitage Road and Stevenage, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Hertford. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Hertford North via London St Pancras International LL and Finsbury Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Hertford is 29 miles. The road distance is 38 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Hertford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Bedford to Hertford, including transfers.

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

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Bedford to Hertford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Hertford is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £28 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 71 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Hertford.
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Hertford, England?

You can take a train from Bedford to Hertford via London St Pancras International LL and Finsbury Park in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Hertford via Hitchin, Bancroft, Hitchin, Hermitage Road, and Stevenage, Bus Station in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Hertford North
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Hitchin, Bancroft
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Hitchin, Bancroft
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
centrebus.info
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Hertford
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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Bedford to Hertford bus services, operated by Centrebus South, arrive at Hertford, Bus Station.

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Bedford to Hertford train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Hertford North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Hertford is 38 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Bedford to Hertford.

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