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Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 43m
  • Distance
    324 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    66
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

Fast trains from Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 3 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 324 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and Newcastle upon Tyne.

1. Are there direct trains from Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Journeys between Bedford and Newcastle upon Tyne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 67 departures on the route from Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 62 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 04:13 and the last train is around 00:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bedford around 04:12, and the last at 00:12.

When to book Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bedford and Newcastle upon Tyne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.