There are 4 ways to get from Watford Junction to Bedford by bus, train, taxi 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

Line 724 bus, train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to St Albans City Railway Station 724
  2. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford

$19 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus, line 81 bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Cauldwell, Bedford College 81

$14 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford Junction to Bedford 39.8 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to Bedford 39.8 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Watford Junction, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a bus from Watford Junction to Bedford via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Cauldwell, Bedford College
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Watford Junction to Bedford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Watford Junction and Bedford is 53 km. The road distance is 64 km.

The cheapest way to get from Watford Junction to Bedford is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Watford Junction to Bedford is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs £140 - £170.

No, there is no direct bus from Watford Junction to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction Railway Station and arriving at Cauldwell, Bedford College via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Watford Junction to Bedford, including transfers.