Trains from Bedford to Peterborough

Bedford to Peterborough train information

Bedford Peterborough train map

Train duration 2h18m
Arrival Peterborough, England
Departure Bedford, England
Distance 32 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £23.00
Average train price £34.00

The journey from Bedford, situated in England and Peterborough, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: Thameslink.

Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Peterborough from Bedford. The average journey time from Bedford to Peterborough is 2h18m to cover the 32 miles.

The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 180 days is £23.00 one way.

Best prices for Bedford to Peterborough train tickets

from £23.00 MORE 2h18m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £15.80 MORE 3h20m

Bedford - Peterborough prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bedford to Peterborough by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

  december february   january
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
20
21
22
23
24
25

National Express£18

Raileurope--

26
27
28
29
30
31
01
02

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

Bedford - Peterborough: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

60

30

15

7

£36

3

£31

1

£40

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Bedford to Peterborough are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 day in advance, you can find tickets from £31 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £40 for your train. Thus, you may save 21% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 day in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bedford to Peterborough trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bedford
Peterborough
£23.00 12/02/2020 12:13 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£23.00 12/02/2020 08:32 Thameslink 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£23.00 12/02/2020 12:35 Thameslink 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£23.00 12/02/2020 12:23 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£23.00 12/02/2020 17:40 Thameslink 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£23.00 12/02/2020 07:34 Thameslink 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£27.60 12/02/2020 08:22 Thameslink 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£32.40 12/02/2020 13:13 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£32.40 12/02/2020 07:04 Thameslink 4 days ago
Bedford
Peterborough
£32.40 12/02/2020 18:10 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Bedford - Peterborough train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Bedford Peterborough train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to calculate 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 Peterborough ticket is £33.98 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £33.98: £88/£33.98 = 2.59. It will take you approximately 3 trips from Peterborough to Bedford (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

What is the cost of a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £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 Peterborough train £33.98 £22.65 £11.33 2.6

(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

Other transport solution