Bedford to Bradford by train

  • First train
    04:46
  • Last train
    00:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 25m
  • Distance
    203 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bedford to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Bedford to Bradford take around 3 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 203 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Bedford to Bradford?

Journeys between Bedford and Bradford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Bedford to Bradford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 39 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bedford to Bradford?

The Bedford to Bradford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bedford to Bradford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 04:46 and the last train is around 00:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bedford around 04:50, and the last at 23:54.

When to book Bedford to Bradford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bedford to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bedford and Bradford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bedford to Bradford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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