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There are 11 ways to get from France to Bedford by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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

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Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$99 - $277

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Bus, train  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Bedford

$57 - $80

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Bedford

$236 - $270

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Bedford

$93 - $136

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to Bedford

$66 - $211

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$89 - $294

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Bedford

$127 - $1,457

Fly Lyon to London Luton, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Luton (LTN) LYS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to Bedford

$62 - $288

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to London City  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from St Avold to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London City (LCY) LUX - LCY
  4. Take the train from London Bridge to Bedford

$112 - $330

Fly Nantes to London Stansted, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Stansted (STN) NTE - STN
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$81 - $296

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Bletchley

$87 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from France to Bedford is to bus and train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 12h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Bedford is to train which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from France to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Bedford via Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between France and Bedford is 638 km.

The best way to get from France to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs 85€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from France to Bedford, including transfers.

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France to Bedford train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Luton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bedford is 1h behind France. It is currently 11:19 PM in France and 10:19 PM in Bedford.

France to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Map of how to get from France to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 398.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between France and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Paris to Bedford via Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 4h 19m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Lyon to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Bedford
Ave. Duration
35m
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
Train from Luton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
12m
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Avold to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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easyJet offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to London Luton Airport.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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