There are 8 ways to get from Bedford to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway

$150 - $295

Cheapest option

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$83 - $218

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bodmin Parkway

$152 - $231

Bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Lanivet National Express

$97 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Cornwall 274.3 miles

$55 - $85

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  4. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$115 - $390

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$127 - $400

Train to London Stansted, fly to Newquay, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Newquay (NQY) STN - NQY
  3. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$142 - $525

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Cornwall is to drive which costs £45 - £65 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Cornwall is to drive which costs £45 - £65 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Cornwall is 221 miles. The road distance is 274.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Bedford to Cornwall, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) and arriving at Lanivet via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 37 min.

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Cornwall via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, London Paddington, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Cornwall via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Stansted to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com

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