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There are 3 ways to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford by train, bus or car

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Train, line 17 bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 17 bus from London Bridge Bus Station to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way 17
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

£39 - £72

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Train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Bedford

£38 - £59

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Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford 105 miles

£15 - £23

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The cheapest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford is to drive which takes 1h 48m and costs £15 - £23.

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No, there is no direct train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells and arriving at Bedford via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Bedford is 76 miles. The road distance is 105 miles.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford without a car is to train and line 17 bus which takes 2h 9m and costs £35 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford, including transfers.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Tunbridge Wells station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford.

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  • Distance: 76.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

What companies run services between Royal Tunbridge Wells, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Bedford via London Bridge in around 2h 10m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
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
£25 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £26
Off-Peak Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£22 - £28
Train from London Bridge to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£23 - £29
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Bus Station to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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