There are 4 ways to get from Letchworth to Bedford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 97 bus, line 71 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Letchworth Railway Station West to Hitchin, Hermitage Road 97 / ...
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Cauldwell, Bedford College 71 / ...

$13 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Letchworth to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$27 - $57

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Letchworth to Bedford 18.6 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Letchworth to Bedford 18.6 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Letchworth to Bedford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Letchworth to Bedford is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Letchworth and Bedford is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Letchworth to Bedford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Letchworth station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Letchworth Railway Station West and arriving at Cauldwell, Bedford College via Hitchin, Bancroft. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Letchworth to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Letchworth and arriving at Bedford via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Letchworth to Bedford is 19 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Letchworth to Bedford.

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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Letchworth to Bedford via Hitchin, Hermitage Road and Hitchin, Bancroft in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Letchworth to Bedford via London St Pancras International LL and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
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
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Letchworth Railway Station West to Hitchin, Hermitage Road
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Cauldwell, Bedford College
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Letchworth to Bedford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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