There are 5 ways to get from Bedford to Swindon by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$54 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4) C1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
  4. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6

$24 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5
  2. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6

$28 - $30

Bus via Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4)  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4) C1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6

$28 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Swindon 84.2 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) and Gloucester Green Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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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 2 h 7 min and costs .

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

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Bedford to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Swindon is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 58 min.

Mode details

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 1 h 36 min to drive from Bedford to Swindon.

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There are 333+ hotels available in Swindon. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 69.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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 Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bedford to Swindon via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), and Gloucester Green Bus Station in around 3 h 58 min.

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
$22 - $35
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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