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There are 4 ways to get from Southend Airport Station to Bedford by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

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

$43 - $63

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Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Cambridge Parkside 727
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bedford, St Peter's Street X5

$18 - $24

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport Station to Bedford 89.2 miles

$19 - $28

Towncar  •  1 h 33 min

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

$180 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport Station to Bedford is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport Station to Bedford is to towncar which costs £140 - £190 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport Station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Bedford, St Peter's Street via Stansted Airport London and Cambridge, Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport Station and Bedford is 64 miles. The road distance is 89.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport Station to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Southend Airport Station to Bedford, including transfers.

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Southend Airport Station to Bedford bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport Station to Bedford is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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Southend Airport Station to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, St Peter's Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport Station to Bedford is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Southend Airport Station to Bedford.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport Station to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 63.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

What companies run services between Southend Airport Station, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Southend Airport Station to Bedford via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Farringdon station, and Farringdon in around 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport Station to Bedford via Stansted Airport London and Cambridge, Parkside in around 4 h 36 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bedford, St Peter's Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Bedford
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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