Bedford to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£18

Average

£25

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

West Midlands Railway
07:53Bedford3h12 11:05Birmingham
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£181One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:14Bedford2h52 10:06Birmingham
0 changes
£201One-way
Cross Country
09:56Bedford2h18 12:14Birmingham
0 changes
£371One-way

Train schedule Bedford to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
West Midlands Railway
07:14Bedford2h52 10:06Birmingham
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West Midlands Railway
07:53Bedford3h12 11:05Birmingham
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Cross Country
09:56Bedford2h18 12:14Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Bedford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 47 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

105 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Bedford for Birmingham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:56Bedford2h18 12:14Birmingham
0 changes
£371One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:14Bedford2h52 10:06Birmingham
0 changes
£201One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:53Bedford3h12 11:05Birmingham
0 changes
£181One-way

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Overview: Train from Bedford to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency21 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Railway, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Bedford to Birmingham cover the 64 miles (104 km) long route taking on average 2 h 52 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 21 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £22, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Bedford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains trains Bedford to Birmingham

Find the best trains from Bedford to Birmingham with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains from £19. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry
East Midlands Trains

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Birmingham from Bedford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Bedford to Birmingham with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Bedford to Birmingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Bedford to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Bedford and Birmingham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 64 miles (104 km) route to Birmingham from Bedford with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    Looking for trains between Bedford and Birmingham? East Midlands Trains is one of the best companies to travel with on the 64 miles (104 km) route between Bedford and Birmingham. As an official travel partner of East Midlands Trains, Omio quickly shows you the latest East Midlands Trains train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Bedford to Birmingham routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable East Midlands Trains train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Bedford to Birmingham, you can quickly see if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Bedford - Birmingham train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with East Midlands Trains!

    East Midlands Trains from Bedford to Birmingham train information:

    • Average Duration: 27 min
    • East Midlands Trains frequency: 21 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Bedford to Birmingham

    Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Bedford to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Bedford for as low as £19  for the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bedford to Birmingham train to cost on average £22  one way.
    The train distance from Bedford to Birmingham is around 64 miles (104 km).
    On average the train from Bedford to Birmingham duration is 2 h 52 min  for the 64 miles (104 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Bedford train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Bedford and Bedford St Johns. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bedford   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Bedford and travel around 0.6 miles (925 m) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

    Take the Bedford to Birmingham train with West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Birmingham from Bedford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    On average, there are 21 trains a day from Bedford to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    If you prefer early morning trains from Bedford to Birmingham, the first train leaves at 05: 07. If you prefer late night trains from Bedford to Birmingham, the last train of the day leaves at 20: 16. Omio shows you the latest train from Bedford to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Bedford to Birmingham is on average £22 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Bedford and Birmingham available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Bedford
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    Bedford is the most popular Bedford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bedford for your journey to Birmingham.
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    Public transport options for Bedford St Johns
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from the Medbourne Road car park, by the path leading to the platform. Please check the direction of travel before boarding.

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