Trains from Peterborough to Bedford

Peterborough to Bedford train information

Peterborough Bedford train map

Train duration 2h14m
Arrival Bedford, England
Departure Peterborough, England
Distance 32 Miles
Train operators Thameslink, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £23.00
Average train price £44.00

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Peterborough, located in England and Bedford, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Thameslink, Cross Country.

How long is the train?

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Bedford from Peterborough. The average travel duration between Peterborough to Bedford is 2h14m to travel the 32 miles.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £23.00. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Peterborough to Bedford train tickets

from £23.00 MORE 2h14m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £15.80 MORE 3h18m

Peterborough - Bedford prices calendar

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

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

Peterborough - Bedford: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Peterborough to Bedford are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £25 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £73 for your train. Thus, you may save 65% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days 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 Peterborough to Bedford trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Peterborough
Bedford
£23.00 24/01/2020 13:29 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£23.00 24/01/2020 12:48 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£23.00 24/01/2020 14:29 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£27.60 24/01/2020 17:10 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£27.60 24/01/2020 17:50 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£32.40 24/01/2020 18:29 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£37.80 24/01/2020 12:30 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£37.80 24/01/2020 07:19 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£39.80 24/01/2020 17:30 4 days ago
Peterborough
Bedford
£40.90 24/01/2020 13:54 Cross Country 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Peterborough - Bedford train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Peterborough Bedford train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Peterborough to Bedford? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Peterborough Bedford ticket (i.e.: £43.07)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£43.07 = 2.04. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 3 trips from Peterborough to Bedford (one way journey).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(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
Peterborough to Bedford train £43.07 £28.71 £14.36 2.05

(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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