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

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Shepherds Bush to West Hampstead
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Bedford

$23 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Shepherds Bush to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central Railway Station to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) C1 / ...

$37 - $50

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 12 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

$24

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

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

$11 - $18

Questions & Answers

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 12 min.

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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 30 min.

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The distance between Shepherd's Bush and Bedford is 45 miles. The road distance is 55.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford, including transfers.

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Shepherd's Bush to Bedford bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Marble Arch station.

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Shepherd's Bush to Bedford train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Shepherds Bush station.

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The best way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 12 min.

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Shepherd's Bush to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Cauldwell, Bedford College station.

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Shepherd's Bush to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Map of how to get from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 45 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford via West Hampstead and West Hampstead Thameslink in around 1 h 30 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 12 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shepherds Bush to West Hampstead
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $3
Cash
$5 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $4
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Bedford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Central Railway Station to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
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 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
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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
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shepherd's Bush to Bedford is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Shepherd's Bush to Bedford.

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