Bedford to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
08:503h15
Bedford
12:05Manchester
£801One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:473h18
Bedford
12:05Manchester
£801One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
04:434h22
Bedford
09:05Manchester
£1031One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBedford to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
Avanti West Coast
08:473h18
Bedford
12:05Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
04:434h22
Bedford
09:05Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:503h15
Bedford
12:05Manchester
0 changes

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Train times from Bedford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 38 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

191 km

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

Avanti West Coast
08:503h15
Bedford
12:05Manchester
£801One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:473h18
Bedford
12:05Manchester
£801One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
04:434h22
Bedford
09:05Manchester
£1031One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bedford to Manchester

distanceDistance118 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£119 (€132)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains

Trains from Bedford to Manchester cover the 118 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £119, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Bedford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

FAQs: Bedford to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bedford to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Manchester can start from as little as £47 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bedford to Manchester is £119; 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 Manchester train travel time is 2 h 54 min   for the 118 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bedford to Manchester leaves at 04: 43. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bedford to Manchester leaves at 09: 01.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Bedford to Manchester.
When taking a train from Bedford to Manchester, you can count on East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Manchester from Bedford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

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 Manchester, you can end your journey in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

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 Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bedford to Manchester by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Bedford to Manchester including taking a train, flight or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bedford and Manchester

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Manchester
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 Manchester.
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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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