Lincoln to Bedford by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    22:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 34m
  • Distance
    121 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lincoln to Bedford by train

Fast trains from Lincoln to Bedford take around 2 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 121 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lincoln and Bedford.

1. Are there direct trains from Lincoln to Bedford?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Lincoln 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 21 departures.

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

The Lincoln to Bedford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bedford is usually scheduled to depart Lincoln around 05:26 and the last train is around 22:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lincoln around 05:26, and the last at 21:29.

When to book Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Bedford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lincoln and Bedford?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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.