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

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Kettering

$6 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange 50

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Kettering 25.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Kettering 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Kettering is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Kettering is to train which costs £5 - £12 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bedford, Bus Station station and arriving at Kettering, Bus Interchange. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bedford and arriving at Kettering. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Kettering is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Kettering without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £12.

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The train from Bedford to Kettering takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bedford to Kettering bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Bedford to Kettering is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Kettering.
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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Bedford to Kettering hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 18 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Stagecoach Northamptonshire operates a bus from Bedford to Kettering every 2 hours, and the journey takes 1 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 Kettering
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Kettering
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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 Kettering bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Kettering, Bus Interchange station.

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Bedford to Kettering train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Kettering station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Kettering is 26 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Bedford to Kettering.

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