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Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
15:566h18
Bedford
22:14Edinburgh
£1131One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:116h08
Bedford
14:19Edinburgh
£1191One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:115h53
Bedford
13:04Edinburgh
£1251One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBedford to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Cross Country
15:566h18
Bedford
22:14Edinburgh
0 changes
Cross Country
07:115h53
Bedford
13:04Edinburgh
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:116h08
Bedford
14:19Edinburgh
0 changes

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Train times from Bedford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

5 h 53 m

Average

6 h 6 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

460 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Bedford for Edinburgh every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
07:115h53
Bedford
13:04Edinburgh
£1251One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:116h08
Bedford
14:19Edinburgh
£1191One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:566h18
Bedford
22:14Edinburgh
£1131One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bedford to Edinburgh

distanceDistance285 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£106 (€119)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Bedford to Edinburgh cover the 285 miles long route taking on average 5 h 13 min with our travel partners like East Coast, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £71, but the average price of train tickets is £106. Travellers depart most frequently from Bedford and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: East Coast, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Bedford to Edinburgh

Buy your official East Coast, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains train tickets to Edinburgh from Bedford from £337 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Bedford to Edinburgh with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 59 min
  • Cheapest Price: £337
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: Bedford to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bedford to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Edinburgh can start from as little as £71 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bedford to Edinburgh is £106; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Bedford to Edinburgh is 5 h 13 min   to travel the 285 mile long journey, with around there are 9 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bedford to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bedford to Edinburgh leaves at 15: 56.
There are 9 trains a day from Bedford to Edinburgh which require at least one change with East Coast, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Bedford to Edinburgh train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Bedford and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Bedford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Bedford, Bedford St Johns and Bedford Midland or Bedford St Johns. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

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 Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bedford to Edinburgh by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between Bedford and Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Bedford and Edinburgh

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Edinburgh
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 Edinburgh.
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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.
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