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Manchester to Bedford by train
Fastest journey2hr 42m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time3hr 51m
Travelling from Manchester to Bedford by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Bedford take around 2 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 190 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Bedford.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Bedford?
Journeys between Manchester and Bedford usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Manchester 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 57 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Bedford?
The Manchester to Bedford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Bedford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bedford is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 23:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:25, and the last at 23:20.
What's the Manchester to Bedford train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Bedford are $34.25.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $34 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $57. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Bedford by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester and Bedford?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Bedford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West 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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