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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 31 min

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

$32 - $49

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to St Albans City
  2. Take the bus from St Albans City station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 301 / ...

$20 - $34

4 alternative options

Train, line 366 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Harpenden
  2. Take the line 366 bus from Harpenden station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 366

Line 81 bus, line 366 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Bedford, St John's Street to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre 81
  2. Take the line 366 bus from Luton Station Interchange to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 366

Taxi  •  38 min

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

$150 - $190

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 - £8 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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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City station. However, there are services departing from Bedford, St John's Street and arriving at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station via Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 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 31 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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The best way to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City, including transfers.

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

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Bedford to Welwyn Garden City train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 81 bus and line 366 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 45 min.

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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 31 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 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre and Luton Station Interchange in around 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
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
38 min
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $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
Train from Bedford to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from St Albans City station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
unobus.info
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Harpenden station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
centrebus.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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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 Welwyn Garden City bus services, operated by Centrebus South, arrive at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station.

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Bedford to Welwyn Garden City train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Welwyn Garden City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Welwyn Garden City is 34 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Bedford to Welwyn Garden City.

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There are 428+ hotels available in Welwyn Garden City. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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