Duration 2h 5m
Distance 83.2 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Birmingham and Bedford takes 2h 5m and the fastest train takes 1h 45m. There is a train service every few hours from Birmingham to Bedford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Leicester

  1. Birmingham New Street
  2. Leicester
  3. Bedford
2h 20m
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£48 - £136

Birmingham to Bedford train times

Trains run hourly between Birmingham and Bedford. The earliest departure is at 13:22 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Birmingham is at 20:52 which arrives into Bedford at 22:39. All services require a transfer at Leicester and take an average of 2h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Birmingham to Bedford? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Bedford via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Bedford is 66 miles. The road distance is 83.2 miles.

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Birmingham to Bedford train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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Birmingham to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Bedford station.

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What companies run services between Birmingham and Bedford?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Bedford via Leicester in around 2h 20m.
Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £29
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £29
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £29
Train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7

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