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Stansted to Bedford, BDF bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$11.97
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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Stansted-Bedford Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Stansted to Bedford?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $12.89 was the low point for bus fares from Stansted to Bedford. Buses from Bedford to Stansted are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $12.89 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 32 miles (52 kilometers) from Stansted to Bedford. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Bedford. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Stansted?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Stansted to Bedford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Stansted to Bedford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Stansted to Bedford?

There is one bus company that operates from Stansted to Bedford. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express42h 56m$12.88

Where does the bus leave from in Stansted?

Most buses depart from the main station in Stansted, Essex:

  • Stansted Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Bedford?

All buses from Stansted arrive at one main station in Bedford, Bedford:

  • Coach Station

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