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Bedford to Sheffield by train

It takes an average of 2h 11m to travel from Bedford to Sheffield by train, over a distance of around 95 miles (153 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Bedford to Sheffield and tickets for this journey start from £17.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 46m
PriceFrom £17.50
Distance95 miles (153 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
First train05:29
Last train23:19
Departure stationBedford
Arrival stationSheffield
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsEast Midlands Railway

Bedford to Sheffield train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bedford to Sheffield for Tuesday 6th July 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:25 14:42 2h 17m, 2 changes
12:56 15:00 2h 4m, 2 changes
13:26 15:42 2h 16m, 2 changes
13:56 16:00 2h 4m, 2 changes
14:26 16:42 2h 16m, 2 changes
14:56 17:00 2h 4m, 2 changes
15:26 17:42 2h 16m, 2 changes
15:56 18:00 2h 4m, 2 changes
16:26 18:44 2h 18m, 2 changes
16:56 19:01 2h 5m, 2 changes

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bedford to Sheffield? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bedford to Sheffield take?

The average journey time by train between Bedford and Sheffield is 2 hours and 11 minutes, with around 6 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bedford and Sheffield by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bedford to Sheffield is 1 hour and 46 minutes.

How much does the train from Bedford to Sheffield cost?

Train ticket prices from Bedford to Sheffield can start from as little as £17.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bedford to Sheffield?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bedford to Sheffield without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Bedford to Sheffield each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bedford to Sheffield leave?

The first train from Bedford to Sheffield leaves at 05:29. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bedford to Sheffield leave?

The last train from Bedford to Sheffield leaves at 23:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bedford and Sheffield by train?

Trains travelling from Bedford to Sheffield cover a distance of around 95 miles (153 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Sheffield to Bedford.

Cheap train tickets from Bedford to Sheffield

Train tickets from Bedford to Sheffield start at £17.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Bedford to Sheffield is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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