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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Bedford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from City Thameslink to Bedford

$23 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange 757 / ...
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square 81

$25 - $27

Taxi  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Bedford 57.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Bedford 57.6 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Bedford is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Bedford, St Paul's Square via Baker Street Station and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from City Thameslink and arriving at Bedford. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 7m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Bedford is 46 miles. The road distance is 57.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs £18 - £24.

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The train from City Thameslink to Bedford takes 1h 7m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Bedford bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Baker Street Station.

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Waterloo Station to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from City Thameslink station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Bedford is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs £18 - £24. Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs £18 - £21 and takes 3h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Bedford, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Waterloo Station to Bedford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Bedford via Marylebone Road, Baker Street Station, Luton Station Interchange, and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 3h 26m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Baker Street Station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, St Paul's Square station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Bedford is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Waterloo Station to Bedford.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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