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There are 7 ways to get from Bedford to Peterborough by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 74 bus, train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the line 74 bus from Bedford, St Johns Centre to Biggleswade, Bus Station 74
  2. Take the train from Biggleswade to Peterborough

$16 - $23

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Train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough

$41 - $78

Bus Villager Minibus Services  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Clapham, The Slade to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn Vl8

Bus, train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Biggleswade, Bus Station 73 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biggleswade to Peterborough

$23 - $31

Bus Stagecoach Northamptonshire  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange 50
  2. Take the bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn X4

$19 - $26

Taxi  •  43m

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Peterborough 40.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  43m

  1. Drive from Bedford to Peterborough 40.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Peterborough is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Peterborough is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clapham, The Slade and arriving at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Peterborough. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Peterborough via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Bedford and Peterborough is 32 miles. The road distance is 40.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Peterborough without a car is to line 74 bus and train which takes 1h 26m and costs £12 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Bedford to Peterborough, including transfers.

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Bedford to Peterborough bus services, operated by Villager Minibus Services, depart from Clapham, The Slade station.

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

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The best way to get from Bedford to Peterborough is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £30 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Peterborough.
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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Peterborough via London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, Villager Minibus Services operates a bus from Bedford to Peterborough once a week, and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Biggleswade to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Biggleswade to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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
37m
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
Bus operators
Grant Palmer
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Bedford, St Johns Centre to Biggleswade, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Biggleswade, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
grantpalmer.com
Villager Minibus Services
Phone
01608 658579
Email
kcgowing@btinternet.com
Website
villagerbus.com
Bus from Clapham, The Slade to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
villagerbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Biggleswade, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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Bedford to Peterborough bus services, operated by Villager Minibus Services, arrive at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn station.

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Bedford to Peterborough train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Peterborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Peterborough is 41 miles. It takes approximately 43m to drive from Bedford to Peterborough.

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