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There are 5 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to St Albans City station 301 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 366 bus, line 81 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Town Centre, Church Street 366
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Bedford, St Paul's Square 81

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$33 - $50

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 line 366 bus and line 81 bus which costs £6 - £7 and takes 2 h 26 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 station to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station and arriving at Bedford, St Paul's Square via Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 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 LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 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 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, arrive at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Welwyn Garden City station.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 366 bus and line 81 bus, which costs £6 - £7 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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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 LL in around 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford via Luton Town Centre, Church Street and Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Bedford
Ave. Duration
39 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
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
$22 - $35
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, Bus Station to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Town Centre, Church Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
centrebus.info
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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Welwyn Garden City to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, St Paul's Square station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Bedford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Welwyn Garden City to Bedford is 34 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Welwyn Garden City to Bedford.

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