There are 6 ways to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 366 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Take the line 366 bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose 366

$11 - $22

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City

$22 - $48

Line 81 bus, line 366 bus  •  2 h 5 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 line 366 bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose 366

$12 - $15

Line 72 bus, line 301 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Hitchin, Bancroft 72 / ...
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Stevenage Railway Station to Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose 301 / ...

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City 33.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City 33.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City is to taxi which costs £110 - £150 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Welwyn Garden City is 26 miles. The road distance is 33.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street (Rope Walk) and arriving at Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Welwyn Garden City via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City without a car is to train and line 366 bus which takes 1 h 18 min and costs £8 - £17.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City.
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  • Distance: 25.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Welwyn Garden City, England?

You can take a train from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City via London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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 Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $19
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage Railway Station to Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Hitchin, Bancroft
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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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