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Bedford to Skegness by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 40m
  • Distance
    125 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bedford to Skegness by train

Fast trains from Bedford to Skegness take around 3 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 125 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and Skegness.

1. Are there direct trains from Bedford to Skegness?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Bedford to Skegness 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 22 departures.

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

The Bedford to Skegness train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Skegness is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 04:13 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bedford around 04:12, and the last at 00:12.

When to book Bedford to Skegness 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 Skegness by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bedford and Skegness?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains

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.