There are 5 ways to get from Harlow to Bedford by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Harlow Town to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$35 - $60

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Bus, line 71 bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station 390 / ...
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Cauldwell, Bedford College 71 / ...

$24 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station 724
  2. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford

$25 - $30

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harlow to Bedford 46.3 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Harlow to Bedford 46.3 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harlow to Bedford is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harlow to Bedford is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harlow to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Harlow, Allende Avenue and arriving at Cauldwell, Bedford College via Hertford, Bus Station, Stevenage, Bus Station and Hitchin, Bancroft. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Harlow and Bedford is 35 miles. The road distance is 46.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Harlow to Bedford without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Harlow to Bedford, including transfers.

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Harlow to Bedford bus services, operated by Centrebus South, arrive at Hertford, Bus Station.

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Harlow to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Cauldwell, Bedford College station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harlow to Bedford is 46 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Harlow to Bedford.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harlow to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 35.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Harlow to Bedford via Hertford, Bus Station, Stevenage, Bus Station, Hitchin, Hermitage Road, and Hitchin, Bancroft in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Harlow Town to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$21
First
$35
Business
$29
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
centrebus.info
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Cauldwell, Bedford College
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harlow to Bedford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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