Skip to Buy Tickets Skip to Content Skip to Footer


No matter what the reason for your trip, we think you should enjoy a hassle-free journey by hopping on board the train. There’s a number of fast trains from Brighton to Bedford running throughout the day, giving you the flexibility to hop on board at a time that fits your schedule. You can take a look at the latest departure times below and find out more about the journey, such as the first and last train time, and how long the trip typically takes. Once you’ve found a journey time that suits you, book your train tickets from Brighton to Bedford online. Simple!

Journey information from Brighton to Bedford

  • How long is the average journey duration from Brighton to Bedford? 2 hours 25 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Brighton to Bedford? 2 hours 14 minutes
  • When is the first train from Brighton to Bedford? 00:02
  • When is the last train from Brighton to Bedford? 23:23
  • How many services run for Brighton to Bedford today? 39

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


Top tips on booking cheaper train tickets

Book with us

Did you know that we don’t charge any booking fees? That means you can save your hard-earned cash by booking your train tickets directly with us.

Go Off-Peak

If you can be flexible, it’s worth thinking about travelling during Off-Peak train times from Brighton to Bedford. Tickets are often cheaper and carriages quieter – what’s not to like?

Get a Railcard

You can reduce the cost of your train journeys by 1/3 for a whole year by getting a Railcard. There are many different ones, including the 16-25, Senior and Two Together cards, most costing only £30.

No booking fees and collect at the station in the UK

Book online and get the best deals