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Bedford to York by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 40m
  • Distance
    207 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    71
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bedford to York by train

Fast trains from Bedford to York take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 207 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Bedford to York?

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

We usually find around 62 departures on the route from Bedford to York 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 90 departures.

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

The Bedford to York train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 04:16 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 00:09.

When to book Bedford to York 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 York by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bedford and York?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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

York to Bedford by train

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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.