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There are 6 ways to get from Bedford to Watford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Watford Junction

$17 - $35

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Luton
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Watford, Market Street 321 - Sapphire

$11 - $22

4 alternative options

Train, line 602 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to St Albans City
  2. Take the line 602 bus from St Albans City station to Watford, High Street 602

$21 - $26

Line 81 bus, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre 81
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Watford, Market Street 321 - Sapphire

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Watford 41.1 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Watford 41.1 miles

$8 - $13

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

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Watford is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Watford. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street and arriving at Watford, Market Street via Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Watford. However, there are services departing from Bedford St Johns and arriving at Watford Junction via Bletchley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Watford is 33 miles. The road distance is 41.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Watford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £13 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Bedford to Watford, including transfers.

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

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Bedford to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Bedford St Johns station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Watford is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £13 - £27. Alternatively, you can line 81 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Watford.
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  • Distance: 33.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Watford via Bletchley in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Watford via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre and Luton Station Interchange in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Bletchley to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to Luton
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to Luton
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Watford, Market Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from St Albans City station to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Watford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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 Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford, Market Street station.

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Bedford to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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

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