Croydon to Bedford by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 15m
  • Distance
    89 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Croydon to Bedford by train

Fast trains from Croydon to Bedford take around 1 hour and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Croydon and Bedford.

1. Are there direct trains from Croydon to Bedford?

Direct trains from Croydon to Bedford have been found.

We usually find around 70 direct trains on the route from Croydon to Bedford every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 115 departures.

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

The Croydon to Bedford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bedford is usually scheduled to depart Croydon around 06:31 and the last train is around 00:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Croydon around 06:25, and the last at 00:23.

When to book Croydon 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 Croydon to Bedford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Croydon and Bedford?

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

  • Southern
  • 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.