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There are 3 ways to get from Bedford to Stratford by train or car

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Train via West Hampstead Thameslink  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead to Stratford (London)

$23 - $34

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London Bridge

$27 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Stratford 63.5 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Stratford is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Stratford is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Stratford. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Stratford (London) via West Hampstead. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Stratford is 46 miles. The road distance is 63.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Stratford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £17 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Bedford to Stratford, including transfers.

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Bedford to Stratford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Bedford station.

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Bedford to Stratford train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Stratford (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Stratford is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Bedford to Stratford.

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There are 8916+ hotels available in Stratford. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 45.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Stratford via West Hampstead Thameslink and West Hampstead in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $6

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