There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$56 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Pool Meadow Bus Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 28 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
  3. Take the bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Leamington Spa, Crown Hotel X17 / ...

$47 - $73

Bus via Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station  •  6 h 46 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 (Shoe Zone) to Daventry, Bus Station D3 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 6 / ...

$38

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon 75.6 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Stratford-upon-Avon is 53 miles. The road distance is 75.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Coventry, Transport Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Leicester and Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Bedford, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Leicester, Birmingham New Street, and Birmingham Moor Street in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Pool Meadow Bus Station, and Coventry, Transport Museum in around 4 h.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to Leicester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
National Express
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
Bus from Coventry Rail Station to Leamington Spa, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Leamington Spa, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
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
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (Shoe Zone) to Daventry, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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