Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Bedford

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Cheapest

£27

Average

£46

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.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Bedford will cost around £ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 27.

Cheapest
08:33Birmingham New Street3h27 12:00Bedford St Johns
2 changes
£271One-way
Cheapest
09:33Birmingham New Street3h27 13:00Bedford St Johns
2 changes
£271One-way
09:52Birmingham New Street2h17 12:09Bedford
2 changes
£361One-way
08:52Birmingham New Street2h48 11:40Bedford
2 changes
£621One-way
09:10Birmingham New Street2h50 12:00Bedford St Johns
2 changes
£621One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Bedford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 19 Jan
08:22Birmingham New Street2h18 10:40Bedford
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08:33Birmingham New Street3h27 12:00Bedford St Johns
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08:52Birmingham New Street2h48 11:40Bedford
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09:10Birmingham New Street2h50 12:00Bedford St Johns
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09:33Birmingham New Street3h27 13:00Bedford St Johns
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09:52Birmingham New Street2h17 12:09Bedford
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Bedford

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

105 km

It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Bedford without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
09:52Birmingham New Street2h17 12:09Bedford
2 changes
£361One-way
08:22Birmingham New Street2h18 10:40Bedford
2 changes
£621One-way
08:52Birmingham New Street2h48 11:40Bedford
2 changes
£621One-way
09:10Birmingham New Street2h50 12:00Bedford St Johns
2 changes
£621One-way
08:33Birmingham New Street3h27 12:00Bedford St Johns
2 changes
£271One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Bedford

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€31)
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 3 h 27 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bedford.

Train companies: CrossCountry Birmingham – Bedford

For as little as £27 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

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.

Are you making plans to travel between Birmingham and Bedford? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Birmingham to Bedford trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 64 miles (104 km) from Birmingham to Bedford. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Birmingham and Bedford, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Bedford, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets between Birmingham and Bedford, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train between Birmingham and Bedford?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Birmingham and Bedford for as little as £27  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Bedford?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Bedford train prices are on average £27  one way.

How far is it from Birmingham to Bedford by train?

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

How long is the train journey between Birmingham and Bedford?

On average the train from Birmingham to Bedford duration is 3 h 27 min  for the 64 miles (104 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Birmingham and arrival train station in Bedford?

When taking the train between Birmingham and Bedford, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Your route can end in train stations such as Bedford and Bedford St Johns.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Bedford.

Where is the train station in Birmingham? Where is the train station in Bedford?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bedford and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (925 m) from the train station to the city centre in Bedford.

Which train companies can take me between Birmingham and Bedford?

When taking a train from Birmingham to Bedford, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Bedford. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Bedford from Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there from Birmingham to Bedford?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Bedford is 13 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Birmingham to Bedford? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Birmingham at 08: 30. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 09: 52. Check Omio for the latest train times from Birmingham to Bedford and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Birmingham to Bedford train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a train to Bedford from Birmingham to cost on average £27 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 route. 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
Bedford
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham 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 Birmingham for your journey to Bedford.
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