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

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry

$36 - $62

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Bus National Express  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Pool Meadow Bus Station 777 / ...

$14 - $18

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Bus, train  •  2 h 41 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 Coventry

$38 - $59

Bus via Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) 41
  2. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (McDonalds) to Rugby, North Street 96
  3. Take the bus from Rugby, North Street to Coventry, Transport Museum 96 / ...

$27

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Coventry 60.8 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Coventry is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Coventry is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Coventry station. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) and arriving at Pool Meadow Bus Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Coventry. However, there are services departing from Bedford St Johns and arriving at Coventry via Bletchley and Milton Keynes Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Coventry is 48 miles. The road distance is 60.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Coventry without a car is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £27 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Bedford to Coventry, including transfers.

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Bedford to Coventry bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station).

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Bedford to Coventry train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Bedford St Johns station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Coventry is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £27 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Coventry.
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  • Distance: 48.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Coventry via Bletchley and Milton Keynes Central in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Coventry via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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
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 Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.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
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (McDonalds) to Rugby, North Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rugby, North Street to Coventry, Transport Museum
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Bedford to Coventry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Pool Meadow Bus Station.

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Bedford to Coventry train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Coventry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Coventry is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Bedford to Coventry.

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