There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to London Paddington Station by train, bus or car

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  56 min

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

$14 - $37

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Farringdon

$25 - $35

Line 81 bus, bus National Express  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre 81
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station National Express

$17 - $25

Line 81 bus, bus Green Line (operated by Arriva)  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre 81
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Marble Arch 757 / ...

$23

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to London Paddington Station 55 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to London Paddington Station station. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) and arriving at London Paddington Rail Station via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Bedford and London Paddington Station is 45 miles. The road distance is 55 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to London Paddington Station without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Bedford to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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Bedford to London Paddington Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to London Paddington Station is to train which takes 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 81 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Bedford to London Paddington Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Paddington Rail Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to London Paddington Station is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Bedford to London Paddington Station.

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There are 8350+ hotels available in London Paddington Station. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to London Paddington Station.
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  • Distance: 44.7 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Bedford, England and London Paddington Station, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Bedford to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 38 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to London Paddington Station via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre, Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), Airport Bus Station, and Luton Airport London in around 2 h 23 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 Bedford to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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