Glasgow to Bedford by train

  • First train
    04:26
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 5m
  • Distance
    482 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Glasgow to Bedford by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Bedford take around 5 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 482 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Bedford.

1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Bedford?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Glasgow 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 22 departures.

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

The Glasgow to Bedford train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bedford is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 23:15.

When to book Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Bedford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Bedford?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Bedford to Glasgow 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.