There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to Aberystwyth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$109 - $163

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Bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

$28 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Northampton  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) 41
  2. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$82 - $116

Bus, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Railway Station C1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$99 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Aberystwyth 201.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Aberystwyth is to bus which costs £21 - £28 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) and arriving at Aberystwyth via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Aberystwyth via Leicester and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Aberystwyth is 155 miles. The road distance is 201.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Bedford to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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Bedford to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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Bedford to Aberystwyth train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £28 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 155 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Aberystwyth, Wales?

You can take a train from Bedford to Aberystwyth via Leicester and Birmingham New Street in around 5 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Aberystwyth via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 8 h 1 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to Leicester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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