There are 6 ways to get from Spalding to Bedford by train, bus or car

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Train, line 74 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Spalding to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Biggleswade
  3. Take the line 74 bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square) to Bedford, St Johns Centre 74

$31 - $41

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Chancery Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) 37|InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) X5

$29 - $35

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

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

$40 - $107

Bus, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Chancery Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16)
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Biggleswade
  3. Take the bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) 73 / ...

$31 - $38

Bus, line 66 bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Chancery Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16)
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 8) to Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park)
  3. Take the line 66 bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station to St Neots, Market Square (Stop C) 66

$30

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Spalding to Bedford 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Spalding to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Spalding, Chancery Court and arriving at Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall) via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 8), Huntingdon, Railway Station and St Neots, Market Square (Stop D). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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

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The best way to get from Spalding to Bedford without a car is to train and line 74 bus which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Spalding to Bedford, including transfers.

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Spalding to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Peterborough, depart from Spalding, Chancery Court station.

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

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The best way to get from Spalding to Bedford is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £30 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £27 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Spalding to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 47.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 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 in around 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Spalding to Bedford via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16), Peterborough, St Neots, St Neots, Railway Station (Rail Station), St Neots, Market Square (Stop A), and St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) in around 2 h 50 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 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $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
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Biggleswade
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Grand Central
Bus operators
Grant Palmer
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square) to Bedford, St Johns Centre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
grantpalmer.com
Bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
grantpalmer.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Spalding, Chancery Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Bedford, St Peter's Street (St Peter de Merton Church Hall)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Biggleswade, Bus Station (Market Square) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 8) to Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station to St Neots, Market Square (Stop C)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Spalding to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, arrive at St Neots, Market Square (Stop C) station.

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Spalding to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Bedford station.

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

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