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There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Bedford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 28m

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

$25 - $38

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Bus, line 81 bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange 757 / ...
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square 81

$21 - $23

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Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Bedford 54.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Bedford 54.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Bedford is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Baker Street Station and arriving at Bedford, St Paul's Square via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Bedford is 45 miles. The road distance is 54.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £18 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from London Paddington Station to Bedford, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Bedford bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Baker Street Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Bedford is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £18 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs £16 - £18 and takes 2h 54m.

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London Paddington Station to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, St Paul's Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Bedford is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from London Paddington Station to Bedford.

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  • Distance: 44.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Bedford, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Paddington Station to Bedford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 58m. East Midlands Trains also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Bedford via Baker Street Station, Luton Station Interchange, and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 2h 54m.

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
35m
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
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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