Get away from the coast and into the heart of Bedfordshire with a train from Brighton to Bedford. With beautiful parks and waterfronts, popular museums and galleries and fantastic train links, Bedford has plenty to offer visitors from far and wide. Regardless of whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, Thameslink offers you the easiest travel options to Bedford. You can find out more here about journey times, durations and costs of train tickets from Brighton to Bedford.
Find the next train to Bedford from Brighton
Journey information from Brighton to Bedford
- How long is the average journey duration from Brighton to Bedford? 2 hours 22 minutes
- How long is the fastest journey duration from Brighton to Bedford? 2 hours 8 minutes
- When is the first train from Brighton to Bedford? 00:04
- When is the last train from Brighton to Bedford? 23:42
- How many services run for Brighton to Bedford today? 40
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.
Tips on how to find cheaper train tickets
With railcard becoming available for more people than ever, check to see if you’re eligible for one. If so, you could save up to a 1/3 off each train ticket you buy.
Looking for a group purchase on train tickets from Brighton to Bedford? If so, take a look at Thameslink’s GroupSave option, which offers savings on group bookings for 3-9 people.
Check our journey planner to find a suitable Super Off-Peak time for you to travel, which will offer you extra savings against booking during peak times.