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There are 3 ways to get from Bedford to Swindon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 7m

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

$65 - $112

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Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6

$22 - $26

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Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Bedford to Swindon 84.2 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Swindon is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Swindon is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via Gloucester Green Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Bedford and Swindon is 69 miles. The road distance is 84.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £45 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Bedford to Swindon, including transfers.

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Bedford to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Swindon is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £45 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 3h 50m.

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Bedford to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Swindon is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Bedford to Swindon.

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  • Distance: 69.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Swindon via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 2h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Swindon via Gloucester Green Bus Station in around 3h 50m.

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
37m
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
Thameslink
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West

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