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There are 5 ways to get from Watford Junction to Bedford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Watford Junction station to Luton Station Interchange 321 - Sapphire
  2. Take the train from Luton to Bedford

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus, line 81 bus  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Watford Junction station to Luton Station Interchange 321 - Sapphire
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square 81

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns

$18 - $35

Taxi  •  42m

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

$180 - $220

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to Bedford 39.8 miles

$8 - $13

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford Junction station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction station and arriving at Bedford, St Paul's Square via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford Junction to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Bedford St Johns via Bletchley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Watford Junction and Bedford is 33 miles. The road distance is 39.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Bedford without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 50m and costs £11 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Watford Junction to Bedford, including transfers.

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Watford Junction to Bedford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Watford Junction to Bedford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Bedford is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £13 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Watford Junction to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

You can take a train from Watford Junction to Bedford via Bletchley in around 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford Junction to Bedford via Luton Station Interchange and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 2h 47m.

Train operators
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Bedford
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$13 - $19
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Watford Junction to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 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 Bedford, St Paul's Square
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Watford Junction to Bedford
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$180 - $220
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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

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Watford Junction to Bedford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Bedford St Johns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford Junction to Bedford is 40 miles. It takes approximately 42m to drive from Watford Junction to Bedford.

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