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There are 5 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Bedford

$10 - $15

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Bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bedford, Bus Station X5 / ...

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford 21 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford 21 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Bedford 21 miles

$110 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford is to train which costs £8 - £12 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Bedford. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Bedford is 18 miles. The road distance is 21 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £8 - £12.

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The train from Luton Airport Parkway to Bedford takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford is to train which takes 27 min and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 18.1 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and Bedford, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 27 min. East Midlands Trains also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Bedford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Airport Parkway to Bedford
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Bedford
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford is 21 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bedford.

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