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

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the Tube from West Hampstead Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station Jubilee

$24 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 81 bus, bus  •  2 h 53 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 Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford Junction Railway Station 321|Sapphire

$17 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, line 602 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to St Albans City
  2. Take the line 602 bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Bushey Railway Station East 602

$26 - $31

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Stanmore 45 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Stanmore 45 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Stanmore is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Stanmore is to taxi which costs £160 - £190 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Stanmore. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) and arriving at Stanmore Broadway via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Watford Junction Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Stanmore is 37 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Stanmore without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £18 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Bedford to Stanmore, including transfers.

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

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Bedford to Stanmore bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford Junction Railway Station.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Stanmore.
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  • Distance: 36.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Stanmore, Greater London, England?

You can take a bus from Bedford to Stanmore via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre, Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), and Watford Junction Railway Station in around 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Hampstead Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Bushey Railway Station East
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
unobus.info
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Stanmore
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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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