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

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Line 72 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Arlesey, The Old Oak 72

$9 - $14

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Line 71 bus  •  1 h 35 min

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

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 3 min

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

$39 - $55

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Letchworth 18.3 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Letchworth 18.3 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Letchworth is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Letchworth is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Letchworth station. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street and arriving at Letchworth Railway Station West via Hitchin, Hermitage Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Letchworth. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Letchworth via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Letchworth is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Letchworth without a car is to line 72 bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Bedford to Letchworth, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bedford to Letchworth is to line 72 bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £45 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Letchworth.
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Bedford to Letchworth every 2 hours, and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bedford to Letchworth via London St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 3 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 Letchworth
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Arlesey, The Old Oak
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Hitchin, Bancroft
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Letchworth
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$50 - $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 Letchworth bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Hitchin, Bancroft station.

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

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

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