How to travel from Birmingham to Bedford

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Travel Information to Bedford from Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 2 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway

Travel 64 miles (104 km) by bus or train from Birmingham to Bedford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Avanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Birmingham to Bedford.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Bedford

Travel to Bedford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Bedford.

You can travel from Birmingham to Bedford 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bedford from Birmingham is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bedford:

A train is $25 (€23) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Birmingham to Bedford costing on average $45 (€40).

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Bedford is by train, which takes on average 2 h 3 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bedford by bus can take on average 2 h 47 min.

The distance is approximately 64 miles (104 km) from Birmingham to Bedford.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Bedford is:

  • 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Bedford as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Bedford:

  • Buses most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Bedford at Bedford, Greenhill Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Bedford.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Bedford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Bedford by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Bedford for $45 (€40) on Omio.
  • West Midlands Railway can take you to Bedford by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for West Midlands Railway from Birmingham to Bedford for $20 (€18).

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Bedford with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 13 direct trains a day to Bedford with.

Direct services to Bedford tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Birmingham to Bedford doesn't have to end in Bedford. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Stansted to your Birmingham to Bedford tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bedford today!

Before traveling from Birmingham to Bedford, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $45 (€40) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $20 (€18) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Bedford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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