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Bedford to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey5hr 18m
Trains per day62
Avg. journey time7hr 21m
Travelling from Bedford to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Bedford to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 460 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Bedford to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Bedford and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 61 departures on the route from Bedford to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 68 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bedford to Edinburgh?
The Bedford to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bedford to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 04:16 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bedford around 04:12, and the last at 00:12.
When to book Bedford to Edinburgh 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 Bedford to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Bedford and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bedford to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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