The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Bedford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 40 m
2 h 46 m
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It's difficult to get from London to Bedford without transferring at least once.
|Distance||45 miles (73 km)|
|Bus providers||National Express or East Midlands Railway|
Buses from London to Bedford cover the 45 miles (73 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express or East Midlands Railway. There are direct bus services available.
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National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Bedford from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Catching buses from London to Bedford is quick and simple. Regular connections between the two cities are provided by National Express, which offers at least 10 journey options every day. All National Express services require a brief change in Milton Keynes, which is only a few minutes away from Bedford by bus. The quickest journey time is just over 2 hours 15 minutes. The earliest departure is at 7:30 a.m., and the last bus to Bedford leaves at 9:30 p.m.
Any buses from London to Bedford depart from London Victoria Coach Station. Victoria is situated on London's subway network, making it easy to reach from all corners of the city. Take the Northern Line from the north, the Victoria Line from the east, or the District Line from the west. Those coming from the centre of London can catch the 73 bus (which runs 24 hours a day), and overground rail connections link buses from London to Bedford with locations on the south bank of the River Thames. For very early or late buses, the best option will be a pre-booked cab, although night buses are usually available too.
With hundreds of years of history and lovely countryside nearby, Bedford is a great destination if you need to relax. Learn about famous local writer John Bunyan or enjoy the fresh air at the home of poet Willam Cowper in Olney. All buses to Bedford arrive at the town's new bus station, located in the All Hallows district. To get from there to the historic centre, simply use the pedestrianised city centre streets. To get to Olney, catch the 41 bus, which takes about 20 minutes.
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