Leeds to Bedford by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    23:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m
  • Distance
    198 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 4m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leeds to Bedford by train

Fast trains from Leeds to Bedford take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 198 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeds and Bedford.

1. Are there direct trains from Leeds to Bedford?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Leeds to Bedford 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 48 departures.

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

The Leeds to Bedford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bedford is usually scheduled to depart Leeds around 05:25 and the last train is around 23:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeds around 05:05, and the last at 22:44.

When to book Leeds to Bedford 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 Leeds to Bedford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leeds and Bedford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • 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

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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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