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There are 5 ways to get from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to West Hampstead
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Bedford

$24 - $33

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Bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$16 - $23

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Line 344 bus, train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to London Bridge Borough High St 344
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Bedford

$26 - $38

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange 757
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square 81

$25 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford 59.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clapham Junction (Station) station to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Clapham Junction Station and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Clapham Junction and arriving at Bedford via West Hampstead Thameslink. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Clapham Junction (Station) and Bedford is 48 miles. The road distance is 59.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £18 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford, including transfers.

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Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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The best way to get from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £18 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 48.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Clapham Junction (Station), England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford via West Hampstead and West Hampstead Thameslink in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to West Hampstead
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Bedford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to London Bridge Borough High St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Clapham Junction (Station) to Bedford.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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