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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 45 min

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

$27 - $57

Cheapest option

Line 71 bus, bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) to Hitchin, Bancroft 71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Market Street 378 / ...

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, line 724 bus  •  2 h 1 min

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

$24 - $29

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Hertford 38 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Hertford 38 miles

$8 - $12

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Hertford via London St Pancras International, London St Pancras International LL, and Finsbury Park in around 1 h 45 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 32 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
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Hertford North
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) to Hitchin, Bancroft
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Market Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hertford, Market Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Hertford
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bedford to Hertford?

The distance between Bedford and Hertford is 46 km. The road distance is 61 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bedford to Hertford?

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Hertford is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bedford to Hertford?

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

Is there a direct train between Bedford and Hertford?

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 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bedford and Hertford?

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Hertford. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) and arriving at Hertford, Market Street via Hitchin, Hermitage Road and Stevenage, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Bedford to Hertford?

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Bedford to Hertford, including transfers.