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Train Information from Birmingham to Bedford

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Bedford cover the 64 miles (104 km) long route taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bedford.

Train companies

CrossCountry Birmingham – Bedford

For as little as £23 you can travel by train between Birmingham and Bedford with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.


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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Birmingham to Bedford online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Bedford as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Birmingham to Bedford start at £36 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 64 miles (104 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Birmingham to Bedford. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Bedford CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Birmingham to Bedford:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Bedford
Travel by train 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.
How much does a cheap train to Bedford from Birmingham cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Birmingham to Bedford for the next 7 days starting from £23  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Birmingham to Bedford?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Bedford train to cost on average £29  one way.
What is the distance to Bedford from Birmingham via train?
The Birmingham to Bedford train distance is approximately 64 miles (104 km).
How long does it take from Birmingham to Bedford by train?
On average the train from Birmingham to Bedford duration is 2 h 46 min  for the 64 miles (104 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Birmingham to Bedford train leave from? Which Bedford train station do I come into from Birmingham?

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Bedford, you can end your journey in train stations like Bedford and Bedford St Johns.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Bedford   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Bedford? Where is the Bedford train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bedford, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Birmingham to Bedford?
For the journey from Birmingham to Bedford you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Birmingham to Bedford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there to Bedford from Birmingham a day?
On average, there are 13 trains a day from Birmingham to Bedford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Birmingham to Bedford? When is the last train from Birmingham to Bedford?
You can take the first train from Birmingham to Bedford at 07: 14   or take the last train from Birmingham to Bedford leaving at 10: 52. Look for the latest Birmingham Bedford train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Bedford from Birmingham for the best deals?
You can find a train to Bedford from Birmingham to cost on average £29 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Bedford train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham Moor Street
Birmingham New Street
Birmingham Snow Hill