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Heading on a trip to Bedford, with its famous park, museums and other tourist spots? Enjoy your trip aboard one of our trains from St Albans to Bedford. Grabbing one couldn’t be easier – we make sure that our trains are accessible for all passengers, whatever your needs or preferences. Whether you’re travelling to Bedford for business or pleasure, you can travel in absolute comfort with us. Find out about journey lengths and times and get your train tickets from St Albans to Bedford directly through our website.

Journey information from St Albans City to Bedford

  • How long is the average journey duration from St Albans City to Bedford? 0 hours 40 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from St Albans City to Bedford? 0 hours 31 minutes
  • When is the first train from St Albans City to Bedford? 00:11
  • When is the last train from St Albans City to Bedford? 23:59
  • How many services run for St Albans City to Bedford today? 85

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

Travel Off-Peak

Planning to travel on a weekday, outside of peak travelling times? Did you know that it’s cheaper to ride the train from St Albans to Bedford when you buy Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak tickets – applies to both single and day return fares.


Want to spend a fun day out with friends or family at somewhere like Bedford Park or the Embankment Bridge? If you’re travelling in a group of 3-9 adults, you can do just that at a cheaper price with our Off-Peak GroupSave tickets.


Are you a student, over 60 or use assisted travel? Did you know that you can save a 1/3 on your train tickets from St Albans to Bedford with a railcard? Just tick the railcard box when booking your tickets to start reaping savings rewards.

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