London to Bedford train

Cheap train tickets from London to Bedford

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£8

Average

£19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

East Midlands Railway
07:47London0h43 08:30Bedford
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£81One-way
East Midlands Railway
20:45London0h40 21:25Bedford
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£181One-way
East Midlands Railway
13:45London0h40 14:25Bedford
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£191One-way
Thameslink
21:06London0h59 22:05Bedford
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£191One-way
East Midlands Railway
13:15London0h40 13:55Bedford
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£191One-way

Train schedule London to Bedford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
East Midlands Railway
07:47London0h43 08:30Bedford
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Thameslink
08:18London1h04 09:22Bedford
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East Midlands Railway
11:15London0h40 11:55Bedford
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East Midlands Railway
13:15London0h40 13:55Bedford
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East Midlands Railway
13:45London0h40 14:25Bedford
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East Midlands Railway
18:45London0h40 19:25Bedford
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East Midlands Railway
20:45London0h40 21:25Bedford
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Thameslink
21:06London0h59 22:05Bedford
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Fastest train times from London to Bedford

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

45 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

73 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London for Bedford every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
11:15London0h40 11:55Bedford
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£191One-way
East Midlands Railway
13:45London0h40 14:25Bedford
0 changes
£191One-way
East Midlands Railway
20:45London0h40 21:25Bedford
0 changes
£181One-way
East Midlands Railway
18:45London0h40 19:25Bedford
0 changes
£191One-way
East Midlands Railway
13:15London0h40 13:55Bedford
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£191One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Bedford

distanceDistance45 miles
durationAverage train duration40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency118 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 118 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, Thameslink or East Midlands Railways

Trains from London to Bedford cover the 45 miles long trip taking on average 40 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Thameslink or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 118 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bedford.

Train providers: Thameslink and East Midlands Trains trains London to Bedford

For as little as £8 you can travel by train between London and Bedford with Thameslink and East Midlands Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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East Midlands Trains

If you're looking for cheap Thameslink tickets from London to Bedford, check out Omio! With one-way London to Bedford train ticket prices starting as low as £19 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Bedford from London by showing you the latest Thameslink offers, train timetables and tickets for this 45 miles (73 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with Thameslink. If you search for Thameslink tickets from London to Bedford in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Bedford from London on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Thameslink so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Find cheap tickets for East Midlands Trains trains from London to Bedford on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date London to Bedford train timetable from East Midlands Trains, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 45 miles (73 km) journey between London and Bedford, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Bedford from London in the Omio app, you can check to see if the East Midlands Trains trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the East Midlands Trains train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Bedford from London and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between London and Bedford with East Midlands Trains!

Train information from London to Bedford with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 41 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 34 a day

Trains from London to Bedford: Journey Details

Trains from London to Bedford run regularly throughout the day and evening. The first train leaves London before 6:00 am. Trains then leave regularly, with approximately one service every 30 minutes- 1 hour. The last service leaves London just before 2:00 am. Trains from London to Bedford are provided by the following companies: Thames Link and East Midland Trains. Most services run direct, with one change on some early morning services. Journey times can vary from around 40 minutes, to up to 2 hours during peak travel times.

Taking the Train from London

Trains to Bedford leave from London St Pancras station. The station is well connected and convenient for travellers. Several tube lines serve the station, with services running throughout the day and evening. The Eurostar also arrives at St Pancras. There are many bus services that arrive at the station, including the Megabus, which stops outside the main entrance. There are several taxi ranks in the area, and the station is located close to the A501.

Getting into Bedford by Train

Bedford is a small town, nestled between larger cities such as Oxford and Cambridge. It is located on the stunning River Ouse, where tourists can sit outside riverside cafes and watch the world go by. The train station in Bedford is located centrally on the A5141. The town centre is just a short walk away. Taxis are available from outside the station, and there is bicycle storage and a secure car park. There are two bus stops adjacent to the station, with several buses connecting the station with the local area. These services begin early in the morning and end in the evening.

Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Bedford.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from London to Bedford for as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Bedford train to cost on average £16  one way.
The distance between London and Bedford by train is approximately 45 miles.
On average the London to Bedford train time is 40 min  covering the 45 miles long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Bedford you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bedford and Bedford St Johns.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Bedford.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bedford most often arrive at Bedford and need to travel around 0.6 miles (925 m) from this train station to the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from London to Bedford, you can rely on East Midlands Railway, Thameslink or East Midlands Railways to get you to Bedford. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Bedford route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 118 direct trains a day between London and Bedford. If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Bedford, consider travelling with Thameslink or East Midlands Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing London for Bedford is 118 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from London to Bedford at 04: 45   or take the last train from London to Bedford leaving at 23: 47. Look for the latest London Bedford train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Bedford is on average £16 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from London to Bedford available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Bedford
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Bedford.
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Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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