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There are 4 ways to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 24 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

$68 - $102

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Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Central station X5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry
  3. Take the bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Warwick, Bus Station X17

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

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

$16 - $24

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Coventry, Transport Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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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 24 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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The best way to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 53.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station, and Coventry, Transport Museum in around 4 h 20 min.

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
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Central station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
unobus.info
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Warwick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Stagecoach Warwickshire, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds station.

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Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Bedford to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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