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

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Train via Leicester  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Bedford

$54 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Bedford

$50 - $75

Train via Nottingham  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Bedford

$49 - $82

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Bedford 126.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Bedford is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Bedford is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sheffield and arriving at Bedford. Services depart once daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Bedford is 96 miles. The road distance is 126.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Sheffield to Bedford, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Sheffield to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Bedford is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 96.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Bedford via Leicester in around 2h 27m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Sheffield to Bedford 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Train from Leicester to Bedford
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Sheffield to Bedford
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $110
Train from Sheffield to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Train from Nottingham to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express

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Sheffield to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Sheffield to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Bedford is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Sheffield to Bedford.

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