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

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$24 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
  3. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) C1 / ...

$23 - $30

3 alternative options

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Central Bus Station 7
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 230 / ...

$26 - $31

Line 3 bus, line 724 bus, train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Slough Bus Station to Uxbridge Station 3
  2. Take the line 724 bus from Uxbridge, York Road (UB8) to St Albans City Railway Station 724
  3. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford

$26 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Slough to Bedford 58 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Slough to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Slough and Bedford is 44 miles. The road distance is 58 miles.

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The best way to get from Slough to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Slough to Bedford, including transfers.

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Slough to Bedford bus services, operated by First, depart from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) station.

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The best way to get from Slough to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 3 min.

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Slough to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Slough to Bedford is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Slough to Bedford.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Slough to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 43.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Slough to Bedford via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Slough to Bedford via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
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
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Bedford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Uxbridge Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Uxbridge, York Road (UB8) to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Redline
Website
redlinebuses.com
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 1)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Website
redlinebuses.com
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info

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