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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Bedford

$51 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
  3. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) C10 / ...

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 48 min

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

$22

Bus via Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) C10 / ...

$19 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Bedford 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Bedford is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Bedford is 43 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Oxford to Bedford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford station to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Gloucester Green Bus Station and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Bedford. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Bedford via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Bedford via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Bedford
Ave. Duration
35 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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 G3) to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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