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There are 5 ways to get from Rainham to Bedford by train, bus or car

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Train via London St Pancras International LL  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$35 - $71

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Bedford

$35 - $50

Train #2  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Luton

$36 - $55

Train, line 81 bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Luton
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square 81

$38 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to Bedford 102.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Rainham to Bedford is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainham to Bedford is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Bedford. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Rainham and Bedford is 71 miles. The road distance is 102.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs £26 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Rainham to Bedford, including transfers.

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Rainham to Bedford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Rainham (Kent) station.

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Rainham to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rainham to Bedford is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Rainham to Bedford.

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  • Distance: 70.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Rainham, Medway, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Rainham to Bedford via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Bedford
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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