There are 5 ways to get from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard

$6 - $14

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Rideshare  •  37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard 15.1 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead to Luton National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Leighton Buzzard, Library F70 / ...

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard 15.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard. However, there are services departing from Hemel Hempstead and arriving at Leighton Buzzard, Library via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hemel Hempstead and arriving at Leighton Buzzard. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Hemel Hempstead and Leighton Buzzard is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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The train from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard is to train which takes 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Leighton Buzzard, Library station.

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Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Leighton Buzzard station.

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Map of how to get from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Hemel Hempstead, England and Leighton Buzzard, England?

West Midlands operates a train from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 17 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard via Luton and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hemel Hempstead to Luton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Leighton Buzzard, Library
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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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Yes, the driving distance between Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard is 16 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard.

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There are 326+ hotels available in Leighton Buzzard. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hemel Hempstead and Leighton Buzzard. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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