Bedford to Brighton train

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Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bedford to Brighton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Thameslink
08:473h48
Bedford
12:35Brighton
£281One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:442h59
Bedford
11:43Brighton
£281One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBedford to Brighton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Southern
08:442h59
Bedford
11:43Brighton
0 changes
Thameslink
08:473h48
Bedford
12:35Brighton
0 changes

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Train times from Bedford to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 59 m

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

147 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Bedford for Brighton every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Southern
08:442h59
Bedford
11:43Brighton
£281One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:473h48
Bedford
12:35Brighton
£281One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bedford to Brighton

distanceDistance91 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink or Southern

Trains from Bedford to Brighton cover the 91 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Bedford and arrive in Brighton.

Train providers: Thameslink and Southern trains Bedford to Brighton

For as little as £22 you can travel by train between Bedford and Brighton with Thameslink and Southern. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Train information from Bedford to Brighton with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22
  • Thameslink frequency: 15 a day

Trains from Bedford to Brighton

Thameslink provides regular direct trains from Bedford to Brighton. The schedule starts just before 3:00 a.m. and continues with at least 2 trains an hour throughout the day. The latest departure from Bedford leaves just after 10:00 p.m. Journey times are around 2 hours and 30 minutes. There are no direct services on Sunday. Instead, indirect trains require a change at London St Pancras for Underground connections to the Southern Railway departures from London Victoria.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bedford to Brighton?

Departure Station: Trains from Bedford to Brighton depart from Bedford station, located about 10 minutes walk west of the town centre and about 15 minutes from the bus station. Local bus services stop close to the station, on Ashburnham Road. There is a taxi rank to the right of the station entrance.

Arrival Station: Bedford to Brighton trains arrive at Brighton station which is situated about 20 minutes walk north of the city centre and beach. There are bus stops close to the station entrance, on Surrey Street, Queens Road, and Frederick Place. Taxis are available from the rank on the station forecourt.

FAQs: Bedford to Brighton train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bedford to Brighton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bedford to Brighton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Brighton can start from as little as £22 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bedford to Brighton is £37; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bedford to Brighton train time is 2 h 14 min   covering the 91 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bedford to Brighton leaves at 04: 43. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bedford to Brighton leaves at 22: 43.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day from Bedford to Brighton with Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Bedford to Brighton, you can count on Thameslink or Southern for the best way to get you to Brighton. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Bedford to Brighton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 43.

When departing from Bedford, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bedford, Bedford St Johns and Bedford Midland or Bedford St Johns. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your trip in train stations like Brighton and London Road (Brighton).

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bedford, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brighton, located 0.4 miles (585 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Brighton from Bedford is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bedford to Brighton is October.
Yes, you can take a train between Bedford and Brighton.

Important Stations and Airports in Bedford and Brighton

Bedford
Brighton
Bedford is the most popular Bedford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bedford for your journey to Brighton.
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Public transport options for Bedford St Johns
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from the Medbourne Road car park, by the path leading to the platform. Please check the direction of travel before boarding.
Bedford Midland or Bedford St JohnsAccessibility
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