Bedford to Kirkcaldy by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 12m
  • Distance
    476 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bedford to Kirkcaldy by train

Fast trains from Bedford to Kirkcaldy take around 6 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 476 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and Kirkcaldy.

1. Are there direct trains from Bedford to Kirkcaldy?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Bedford to Kirkcaldy 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 Kirkcaldy?

The Bedford to Kirkcaldy train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kirkcaldy is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 05:38 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bedford around 06:38, and the last at 23:55.

When to book Bedford to Kirkcaldy 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 Kirkcaldy by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bedford and Kirkcaldy?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bedford to Kirkcaldy, 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
  • London Underground
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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.