Trains from Bedford to London

Bedford to London train information

Bedford London train map

Train duration 0h47m
Arrival London, England
Departure Bedford, England
Distance 46 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £17.00
Average train price £17.00

All trains from Bedford (East of England) to London (London England) are provided by Thameslink. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to London from Bedford. The average train time from Bedford to London is 0h47m to cover the 46 miles.

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £17.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Bedford to London train tickets

from £17.00 MORE 1h03m
Other modes of transport available
from £21.40 MORE 3h02m

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National Express£22




National Express£22



Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Bedford to London

When are the next trains to London?

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 4 trains from Bedford to London are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Bedford London train departs at 08:03 while the last train departs at 08:49. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Bedford - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute














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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Bedford to London in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £12 when purchasing your train 2 months in advance which is 37% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Bedford to London trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bedford and London by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets London to Bedford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
St Pancras International
£17.00 03/07/2022 08:17 Thameslink 2 months ago
St Pancras International
£17.00 03/07/2022 08:33 Thameslink 2 months ago
St Pancras International
£17.00 03/07/2022 08:47 Thameslink 2 months ago
St Pancras International
£17.00 03/07/2022 08:12 2 months ago
St Pancras International
£17.00 03/07/2022 08:44 2 months ago
St Pancras International
£17.00 03/07/2022 08:05 Thameslink 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Bedford London train

Discount Bedford - London train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Bedford London train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Bedford London ticket is £17.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £17.00: £88/£17.00 = 5.18. It will take you approximately 6 trips from London to Bedford (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bedford to London train £17.00 £11.33 £5.67 5.19

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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