Northampton to Bedford by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 8m
  • Distance
    31 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Northampton to Bedford by train

Fast trains from Northampton to Bedford take around 1 hour and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 31 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Northampton and Bedford.

1. Are there direct trains from Northampton to Bedford?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Northampton to Bedford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

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

The Northampton to Bedford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bedford is usually scheduled to depart Northampton around 04:48 and the last train is around 22:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Northampton around 06:05, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Northampton 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 Northampton to Bedford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Northampton and Bedford?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • 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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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.