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

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$54 - $98

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Bus, line 200 bus  •  3 h 29 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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, Theatre District (Central Milton Keynes Theatre District) C1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brackley, Market Place to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station 500 / ...

$27

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

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Banbury is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Banbury station. 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 29 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Banbury is 38 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Banbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Bedford to Banbury, including transfers.

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Bedford to Banbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Bedford, Alexandra Road station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Banbury is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 200 bus, which costs £20 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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

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

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There are 256+ hotels available in Banbury. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Banbury.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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 16 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 29 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
40 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 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
Every 20 minutes
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
Bus from Brackley, Market Place to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, Theatre District (Central Milton Keynes Theatre District)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
Redline
Website
redlinebuses.com
Bus from Brackley, Market Place to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 1)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Website
redlinebuses.com
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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