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

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

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

$29 - $57

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Line 72 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Arlesey, The Old Oak to Bedford, St Paul's Square 72

Bus, line 72 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Letchworth station to Arlesey, The Old Oak 96A / ...
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Arlesey, The Old Oak to Bedford, St Paul's Square 72

Line 97 bus, line 71 bus  •  1 h 47 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 Bedford, St Paul's Square 71 / ...

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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No, there is no direct bus from Letchworth station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Letchworth station and arriving at Bedford, St Paul's Square via Arlesey, The Old Oak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 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 23 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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The best way to get from Letchworth to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £22 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Letchworth to Bedford, including transfers.

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Letchworth to Bedford bus services, operated by Centrebus South, arrive at Letchworth station.

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Letchworth to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Letchworth station.

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The best way to get from Letchworth to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £22 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 72 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Letchworth to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Letchworth to Bedford via London St Pancras International LL and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Letchworth to Bedford hourly, and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Letchworth to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
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
35 min
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Arlesey, The Old Oak to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Letchworth station to Arlesey, The Old Oak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
centrebus.info
Wanderbus
Phone
0300 123 3023
Email
info@wanderbus.org.uk
Website
wanderbus.org.uk
Bus from Letchworth Railway Station West to Arlesey, The Old Oak
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
wanderbus.org.uk
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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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Letchworth to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, St Paul's Square station.

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Letchworth to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Bedford station.

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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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There are 230+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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