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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

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

$54 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus, line 132 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4) C1 / ...
  2. Take the line 132 bus from Buckingham, Tesco (Services) to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 1) 132

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, line 200 bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Alexandra Road to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) 41
  2. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (Shoe Zone) to Daventry, Bus Station D1 / ...
  3. Take the line 200 bus from Daventry, Bus Station to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station 200

$26

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bedford to Banbury 49 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Banbury 49 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Banbury is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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

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The distance between Bedford and Banbury is 60 km. The road distance is 78 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Bedford to Banbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Alexandra Road and arriving at Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station via Northampton Bus Interchange (Shoe Zone) and Daventry, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Banbury via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Banbury via Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station), Northampton Bus Interchange (Shoe Zone), and Daventry, Bus Station in around 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Banbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Alexandra Road to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (Shoe Zone) to Daventry, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (Shoe Zone) to Daventry, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Daventry, Bus Station to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Buckingham, Tesco (Services) to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 1)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bedford to Banbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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