There are 5 ways to get from Rugby (Station) to Bedford by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central Railway Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park) 300 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) X5

$23 - $49

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns

$21 - $30

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central Railway Station to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court) C10 / ...

$22 - $44

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Rugby, Clifton Road to Northampton Bus Interchange (Drapery Arrivals) 96
  2. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) 41

$23

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Rugby (Station) to Bedford 50.4 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Rugby (Station) to Bedford is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rugby (Station) to Bedford is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rugby (Station) station to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Rugby, Railway Station and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) via Rugby, Clifton Road and Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rugby (Station) to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Rugby and arriving at Bedford St Johns via Bletchley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rugby (Station) and Bedford is 37 miles. The road distance is 50.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Rugby (Station) to Bedford without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £17 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Rugby (Station) to Bedford, including transfers.

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Rugby (Station) to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Warwickshire, depart from Rugby, Clifton Road station.

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Rugby (Station) to Bedford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Rugby station.

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The best way to get from Rugby (Station) to Bedford is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £16 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Rugby (Station) to Bedford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C).

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Rugby (Station) to Bedford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Bedford St Johns station.

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Map of how to get from Rugby (Station) to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Rugby (Station), England and Bedford, England?

You can take a train from Rugby (Station) to Bedford via Bletchley in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rugby (Station) to Bedford via Rugby, Clifton Road, Northampton Bus Interchange (Drapery Arrivals), and Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) in around 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Rugby to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Rugby to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Train from Bletchley to Bedford St Johns
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Rugby to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central Railway Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Central Railway Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Central Railway Station to Bedford, St Paul's Square (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rugby, Clifton Road to Northampton Bus Interchange (Drapery Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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