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There are 6 ways to get from Banbury to Bedford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Banbury to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Bedford

$65 - $98

Cheapest option

Line 132 bus, bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street 132
  2. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street to Bedford, Bus Station X5

$11 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Brackley, Market Place 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brackley, Market Place to Central Milton Keynes, The Point X91 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Bedford, Bus Station X5 / ...

$18 - $26

Bus via Gloucester Green Bus Station  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Calthorpe Street to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East S4
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Bedford, Bus Station X5

$27 - $32

Taxi  •  56m

  1. Take a taxi from Banbury to Bedford 48.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  56m

  1. Drive from Banbury to Bedford 48.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Banbury to Bedford is to line 132 bus and bus which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Banbury to Bedford is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Banbury station to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station via Buckingham, High Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Banbury and Bedford is 38 miles. The road distance is 48.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Banbury to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £45 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Banbury to Bedford, including transfers.

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Banbury to Bedford bus services, operated by Redline, arrive at Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Banbury to Bedford is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £45 - £80. Alternatively, you can line 132 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2h 45m.

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Banbury to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Banbury to Bedford is 49 miles. It takes approximately 56m to drive from Banbury to Bedford.

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Map of how to get from Banbury to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Banbury, England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Banbury to Bedford via London Marylebone, Baker Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras International LL in around 2h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Banbury to Bedford via Buckingham, High Street in around 2h 45m.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Banbury to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Bedford
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Redline
Phone
01296 426786
Email
office@redlinebuses.com
Website
redlinebuses.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
redlinebuses.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Brackley, Market Place
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
redlinebuses.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Brackley, Market Place
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Calthorpe Street to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brackley, Market Place to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Banbury to Bedford
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 888 850
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 888 850
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk

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