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Luton-Bedford Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Luton to Bedford?

Lowest Price$11.30
Fastest Train0h 13m
Trains Per Day32
Train Lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Luton to Bedford right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Luton to Bedford?

In the last month, $12.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Luton, LUT to Bedford, BDF. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Luton to Bedford?

The distance between Luton and Bedford is approximately 18 miles, or 29 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Bedford.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Luton to Bedford are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Luton at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Luton to Bedford?

There are 32 scheduled trains on most days. 14 of these are direct connections to Bedford. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bedford to Luton. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Luton to Bedford for $29.82.

Which train should you take from Luton to Bedford?

There are 4 train lines with service from Luton, Luton to Bedford, Bedford. Thameslink + Connections is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
East Midlands Trains50h 14m$12.14
East Midlands Trains + Connections20h 36m$12.35
Thameslink90h 26m$12.29
Thameslink + Connections160h 43m$11.76

Where is the train station in Luton?

There are two stations in Luton where you can board the train to Bedford:

  • Luton Airport Parkway
  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Bedford?

Bedford receives travelers from Luton at its two active train stations:

  • Ashburnham Road
  • Bedford St Johns

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