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from Birmingham to Bedford

You can get from Birmingham to Bedford by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Bedford on 28 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:14Birmingham New Street2h46 11:00Bedford
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08:14Birmingham New Street2h46 11:00Bedford
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Other options
08:22Birmingham New Street2h18 10:40Bedford
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08:52Birmingham New Street2h17 11:09Bedford
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08:30Birmingham New Street2h30 11:00Bedford
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

28 Sep
£27West Midlands Railway
1 Oct
£23West Midlands Railway
3 Oct
£36Cross Country

Travel Information between Birmingham and Bedford

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £7 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWest Midlands Railway

Travel 64 miles (104 km) by train to Bedford from Birmingham. West Midlands Railway is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct 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.
What are my travel options from Birmingham to Bedford?

You can travel between Birmingham and Bedford by train.

What is the fastest way to Bedford from Birmingham?

The fastest way to travel between Birmingham and Bedford is by train, which requires on average 2 h 15 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Birmingham to Bedford?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Bedford?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Bedford is:

  • Around 13 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Birmingham? Where do I arrive in Bedford?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Birmingham to Bedford depart from Birmingham New Street to Bedford.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to 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 company for you:

  • 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 £7.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bedford from Birmingham ends?
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Bedford often also extend their holiday to go to London, Luton or Stansted. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bedford and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Birmingham to Bedford online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £7 one way on average.

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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