The region's roads, railways and airports are expected to be busy today for the start of the Christmas getaway.
The busiest time on the roads will be from midday.
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Strong winds, and any remaining showers should fade during the morning.
Fast trains will not stop at Bedford or Luton stations for two years from May 2018.
It will be cold overnight with a mixture of clear spells and wintry showers. The Met Office have issued a yellow warning for ice.