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

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Recommended option

Train East Midlands Trains  •  1 h 31 min

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

$24 - $56

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Bedford

$30 - $58

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Finchley Road to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757 / ...
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) 81

$27 - $31

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

$210 - $300

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 Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, St Pancras International, and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford via Canning Town DLR Station, Canning Town Underground Station, Finchley Road Underground Station, Finchley Road, Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford International DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 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
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Finchley Road to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
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
$210 - $300

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford?

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Bedford is 79 km. The road distance is 120 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford?

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford?

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford is to drive which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct train between London City Airport (LCY) and Bedford?

No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Bedford via Stratford International and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford?

It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bedford, including transfers.

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