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

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Bedford

$64 - $134

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 777 / ...

$24 - $31

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Train, bus  •  4 h 11 min

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

$66 - $118

Train, bus via Wolverton  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverton
  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 / ...

$54 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Bedford 125.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Bedford is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Bedford is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury to Bedford station. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shrewsbury to Bedford. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Bedford via Birmingham New Street and Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Bedford is 105 miles. The road distance is 125.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Bedford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Shrewsbury to Bedford, including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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Shrewsbury to Bedford train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Bedford is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £45 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Bedford.
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  • Distance: 104.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to Bedford via Birmingham New Street and Leicester in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Bedford via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverton
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Bedford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Uno
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
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
$9
Website
unobus.info
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 Shrewsbury to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Shrewsbury to Bedford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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Shrewsbury to Bedford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Bedford is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Shrewsbury to Bedford.

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