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Train Information from Cardiff to Bedford

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to Bedford cover the 124 miles (200 km) long route taking on average 4 h 54 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bedford.

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Trains from Cardiff to Bedford
Travel by train to Bedford 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 Cardiff to Bedford.
What is the distance to Bedford from Cardiff by train?
The Cardiff to Bedford train distance is approximately 124 miles (200 km).
How many hours does it take from Cardiff to Bedford by train?
While the time it takes to travel 124 miles (200 km) between Cardiff and Bedford can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cardiff to Bedford is on average 4 h 54 min.
Which train station from Cardiff to Bedford do I depart from? Which Bedford train station from Cardiff do I arrive in?

When departing from Cardiff, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). When arriving in Bedford, you can end your trip in train stations like Bedford and Bedford St Johns.

Omio customers book a train from Cardiff Central   to Bedford   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Cardiff located? Where is the arrival train station in Bedford located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Cardiff Central, located approximately 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city centre of Cardiff. The most popular arrival train station in Bedford, called Bedford, is located around 0.6 miles (925 m) away from its city centre.

How many train services are there between Cardiff and Bedford a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Cardiff to Bedford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff 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 Cardiff for your journey to Bedford.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway