There are 6 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 301 bus, train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Campus East to St Albans City Railway Station 300 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 314 bus, line 71 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 314 bus from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis to Hitchin, St Mary's Square 314
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Cauldwell, Bedford College 71 / ...

$14

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$23 - $50

Line 301 bus, line 71 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis to Stevenage Railway Station 300 / ...
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) 71 / ...

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford 33.7 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford 33.7 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis and arriving at Cauldwell, Bedford College via Hitchin, Bancroft. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City and arriving at Bedford via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Bedford is 26 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford without a car is to line 301 bus and train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £15 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford, including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to Bedford bus services, operated by Centrebus South, depart from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis station.

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Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 25.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Welwyn Garden City, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford via London Kings Cross and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford via Hitchin, St Mary's Square and Hitchin, Bancroft in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Bedford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
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
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Campus East to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis to Stevenage Railway Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, John Lewis to Hitchin, St Mary's Square
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Website
centrebus.info
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Cauldwell, Bedford College
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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