There are 4 ways to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford by subway, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the Tube from Shepherd's Bush Market Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Circle / ...
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$16 - $44

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Bedford

$25 - $39

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Marble Arch 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

$26

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford 55.4 miles

$11 - $18

What companies run services between Shepherd's Bush, Greater London, England and Bedford, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford via Marble Arch, Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Shepherd's Bush Market Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Bedford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Marble Arch to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
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
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford?

The distance between Shepherd's Bush and Bedford is 72 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford?

The cheapest way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford?

The quickest way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Shepherd's Bush and Bedford?

No, there is no direct train from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Shepherds Bush and arriving at Bedford via West Hampstead Thameslink. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

Is there a direct bus between Shepherd's Bush and Bedford?

No, there is no direct bus from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Shepherd's Bush (Central Line) and arriving at Cauldwell, Bedford College via Marble Arch and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford?

It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford, including transfers.