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There are 4 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford by train, car or towncar

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Train via London  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

£36 - £63

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Bedford

£42 - £56

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford 88.9 miles

£14 - £22

Towncar  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Bedford 88.9 miles

£140 - £190

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Bedford via Stratford International and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Bedford is 64 miles. The road distance is 88.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford without a car is to train via London which takes 1h 54m and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Airport station.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 63.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 54m

What companies run services between Southend Airport (SEN), England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Bedford via Stratford (London), Stratford International, and London St Pancras International in around 1h 54m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
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 Farringdon to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£23 - £28
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Bedford
Estimated price
£140 - £190

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