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

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Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Bedford

$26 - $39

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$15 - $38

2 alternative options

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 5 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

$23

Drive  •  1 h

  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 1 h.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Cauldwell, Bedford College via Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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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 1 h 28 min and costs £19 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min 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 (operated by Arriva), arrive at Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £19 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs £18 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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London Paddington Station to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Cauldwell, Bedford College station.

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

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

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Paddington Station to Bedford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Bedford via Paddington Rail Station, Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall, Lisson Grove, Dorset Square Baker Street Station, Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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
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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

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