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There are 4 ways to get from Northampton to Bedford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Bedford, Cutcliffe Grove 41

$9 - $11

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Train  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Northampton to Bedford 22.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Northampton to Bedford 22.4 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Bedford is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Bedford is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Northampton Bus Interchange and arriving at Bedford, Cutcliffe Grove. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Bedford St Johns via Bletchley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Northampton and Bedford is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Bedford without a car is to bus which takes 1h 9m and costs £7 - £9.

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The bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Bedford, Cutcliffe Grove takes 1h 9m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Northampton to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Northampton Bus Interchange station.

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Northampton to Bedford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Northampton station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Bedford is to bus which takes 1h 9m and costs £7 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Northampton, England and Bedford, England?

Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Northampton to Bedford every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Northampton to Bedford via Bletchley in around 1h 47m.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Bedford, Cutcliffe Grove
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Northampton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk

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Northampton to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Cutcliffe Grove station.

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Northampton to Bedford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Bedford St Johns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Bedford is 22 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Northampton to Bedford.

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