• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 6 ways to get from Spalding to Bedford by 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

Train, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Spalding to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Arlesey
  3. Take the bus from Arlesey, The Old Oak to Bedford, St Paul's Square 72 / ...

$32 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus via Kettering, Bus Interchange  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Welland Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Kettering, Bus Interchange X4
  3. Take the bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Bedford, Bus Station 50

$17 - $25

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Biggleswade, Bus Station  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Biggleswade
  2. Take the bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station to Bedford, St Paul's Square 73 / ...

$32 - $44

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$39 - $92

Bus Villager Minibus Services  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Welland Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn 37 - InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Clapham, The Slade Vl8

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Spalding to Bedford 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Spalding to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Spalding to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Spalding to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Spalding, Welland Road and arriving at Clapham, The Slade via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Spalding to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Spalding and arriving at Bedford via Peterborough and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

More details

The distance between Spalding and Bedford is 47 miles. The road distance is 59.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Spalding to Bedford without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £24 - £35.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Spalding to Bedford, including transfers.

More details

Spalding to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Peterborough, depart from Spalding, Welland Road station.

More details

Spalding to Bedford train services, operated by LNER, depart from Peterborough station.

More details

The best way to get from Spalding to Bedford is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £29 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 48 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Spalding to Bedford.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 47.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Spalding to Bedford via Peterborough, London Kings Cross, and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Spalding to Bedford via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Spalding to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $16
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
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Arlesey
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Biggleswade
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Arlesey
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Peterborough to Biggleswade
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Arlesey, The Old Oak to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Bus from Arlesey, The Old Oak to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Grant Palmer
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
grantpalmer.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Spalding, Welland Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Villager Minibus Services
Phone
01608 658579
Email
kcgowing@btinternet.com
Website
villagerbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Clapham, The Slade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
villagerbus.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Spalding to Bedford bus services, operated by Villager Minibus Services, arrive at Clapham, The Slade station.

More details

Spalding to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Spalding to Bedford is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Spalding to Bedford.

Get driving directions

There are 247+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

More details