There are 6 ways to get from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Leighton Buzzard, Library to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) F70 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luton to Bedford

$11 - $22

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Leighton Buzzard to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns

$9 - $15

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Bus, line 81 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Leighton Buzzard, Library to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) F70 / ...
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Cauldwell, Bedford College 81

$13 - $15

Bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) 150|Max
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) C1 / ...

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford 22.4 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford 22.4 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Leighton Buzzard, Library and arriving at Cauldwell, Bedford College via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Leighton Buzzard and arriving at Bedford St Johns via Bletchley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Leighton Buzzard and Bedford is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford, including transfers.

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Leighton Buzzard to Bedford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Leighton Buzzard, Library station.

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

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The best way to get from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 57 min.

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

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Leighton Buzzard to Bedford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Bedford St Johns station.

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Map of how to get from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Leighton Buzzard, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford via Bletchley in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
12 min
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
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Leighton Buzzard to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Leighton Buzzard, Library to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Cauldwell, Bedford College
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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 Leighton Buzzard to Bedford is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Leighton Buzzard to Bedford.

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