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Bedford to Reading by train
Fastest journey1hr 47m
Trains per day72
Avg. journey time2hr 9m
Travelling from Bedford to Reading by train
Fast trains from Bedford to Reading take around 1 hour and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 83 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bedford and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Bedford to Reading?
Journeys between Bedford and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 68 departures on the route from Bedford to Reading 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 79 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bedford to Reading?
The Bedford to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bedford to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Bedford around 04:50 and the last train is around 21:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bedford around 06:28, and the last at 20:47.
When to book Bedford to Reading 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 Reading by train.
Which train companies operate between Bedford and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bedford to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- 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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