How to get to Bedford from Exeter

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from Exeter to Bedford

How to get to Bedford from Exeter by train, bus, flight or ferry.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Exeter to Bedford is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

South Western Railway
Exeter St Davids (EXD)
15:25Bedford station (BDM)
2 changes
National Express
Exeter, Honiton Road
00:59Bedford, Greenhill Street
2 changes
Great Western Railway
Exeter St Davids (EXD)
12:55Bedford station (BDM)
2 changes
Other options
Great Western Railway
Exeter St Davids (EXD)
13:52Bedford station (BDM)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
Exeter Central (EXC)
13:52Bedford station (BDM)
3 changes
South Western Railway
Exeter Central (EXC)
13:25Bedford station (BDM)
2 changes
National Express
00:59Bedford, Greenhill Street
2 changes
National Express
Exeter, Honiton Road
14:50Bedford, Greenhill Street
2 changes
National Express
14:50Bedford, Greenhill Street
2 changes

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Travel Information between Exeter and Bedford

distanceDistance163 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£36 - £40
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £36 • 8 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £40 • 4 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Travel 163 miles by train or coach between Exeter and Bedford. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Exeter to Bedford.

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FAQs: Exeter to Bedford

FAQs: 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 Exeter to Bedford.

There are 2 options to travel to Bedford from Exeter including taking a train or coach.

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Bedford is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £36 compared to other travel options to Bedford:

Taking a coach costs £4 less than taking a train, which costs on average £40 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bedford from Exeter is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 33 min.

Other travel options to Bedford take longer:

Getting to Bedford by coach takes 8 h 4 min on average.

The distance from Exeter to Bedford is approximately 163 miles.

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Bedford is:

  • Around 6 coaches per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Exeter to Bedford as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Exeter to Bedford:

  • Coaches most often depart from Exeter at Exeter, Honiton Road Park and Ride and arrive in Bedford at Bedford, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Exeter St Davids and tend to arrive in Bedford.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Exeter to Bedford:

  • You can travel from Exeter to Bedford by coach with National Express or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £36 with National Express from Exeter to Bedford.
  • You can go to Bedford from Exeter by train with Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £40 with South Western Railway from Exeter to Bedford on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct trains 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Exeter to Bedford often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Milton Keynes, London St Pancras International, Luton or Brighton. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Exeter and Bedford itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bedford and any of these top destinations today!

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