There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to Coventry by train, bus 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 3 min

$38 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  2 h 11 min

  1. X5
  2. 777 / ...

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. C1 / ...

$36 - $58

Bus via North Gate Bus Station  •  4 h 32 min

  1. 41
  2. 96
  3. 86 / ...

$27

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. 60.8 miles

$13 - $19

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 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Coventry via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 2 h 11 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
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $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 North Gate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
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 Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton, Drapery (McDonalds) to Rugby, Clifton Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rugby, Clifton Road to Coventry, Transport Museum
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Is ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar right for you?, Bali: What to do if Mount Agung erupts and Need to know: Greyhound - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bedford and Coventry is 77 km. The road distance is 97 km.

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

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

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 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Coventry. 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 11 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Bedford to Coventry, including transfers.