There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$18 - $44

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Bedford

$29 - $43

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Cauldwell, Bedford College 81

$27 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford 74.7 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Bedford 74.7 miles

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Bedford is 49 miles. The road distance is 74.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford.

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

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 49.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford via Bank DLR Station, Bank Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford via Canning Town, Canning Town Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station, Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
Thameslink
Website
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
Train from London Bridge to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Bedford
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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