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

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Line 71 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Hitchin, Waitrose 71 / ...

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin

$38 - $54

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Hitchin 17.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Hitchin 17.5 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Hitchin is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Hitchin is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bedford, St John's Street and arriving at Hitchin, Waitrose. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Hitchin via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Hitchin is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Hitchin without a car is to line 71 bus which takes 1 h 2 min and costs .

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The line 71 bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Hitchin, Waitrose takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bedford to Hitchin is to line 71 bus which takes 1 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Hitchin.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Bedford to Hitchin hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bedford to Hitchin via London St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 26 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
38 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 London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Hitchin, Waitrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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 Hitchin bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Hitchin, Waitrose station.

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Bedford to Hitchin train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Hitchin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Hitchin is 18 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Bedford to Hitchin.

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There are 296+ hotels available in Hitchin. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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