Bedford to Bristol by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    22:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m

Travelling from Bedford to Bristol by train

Fast trains from Bedford to Bristol take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and Bristol.

Are there direct trains from Bedford to Bristol?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Bedford to Bristol 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 52 departures.

How long is the train journey from Bedford to Bristol?

The Bedford to Bristol train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bedford to Bristol train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 04:43 and the last train is around 22:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bedford around 04:12, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Bedford to Bristol 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 Bristol by train.

Which train companies operate between Bedford and Bristol?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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 rail 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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