There are 7 ways to get from Bedford to Devon by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train Great Western Railway  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

$119 - $239

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Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$82 - $127

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 6 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 Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

$114 - $199

Bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Heathrow Central Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter National Express

$83 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Devon 218.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London City, fly, train  •  5 h 35 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 Central to Yeoford

$82 - $318

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$151 - $345

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Devon. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Devon is 172 miles. The road distance is 218.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Devon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Bedford to Devon, including transfers.

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Bedford to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Devon is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bedford to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Devon is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Bedford to Devon.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Devon.
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  • Distance: 171.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Devon via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, London Paddington, and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Devon via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
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 Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Bedford St Johns to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com

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