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Travelling from Newark Castle to Bedford by train

The following page is designed to provide you all the information you need to book your train journey from Newark Castle to Bedford.

The time of the journey by train from Newark Castle to Bedford is on average 2 hours 43 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 1 hour 55 minutes.

Trains to Bedford from Newark Castle run up to 2 times per hour. The first train from Newark Castle to Bedford is [first-train-time] and the last train time is [last-train-time].

Newark Castle to Bedford by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 2h 43m
Fastest train time: 1h 55m
First train: 05:58
Last train: 22:43
Trains per day 38
Departure station Newark Castle
Arrival station Bedford

How to get cheap train tickets from Newark Castle to Bedford

For cheaper rail tickets and a choice of quieter trains, we recommend avoiding peak travelling times. Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are great value and you can buy them just before you board the train. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Rail tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

You could save up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Our Railcards page has more information on all railcard options.

Regular travellers can save with a Season ticket. Season ticket holders save money if you’re travelling on the same train route at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.

If you’re travelling as a family from Newark Castle to Bedford, you can save money on the cost of your train fare by exploring our Family and Friends Railcard. You could benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids. Please visit our Family and Friends Railcard page for more information.

Travelling as a group from Newark Castle to Bedford by train? Check out our range of group tickets to secure cheap rail travel. There are a range of options to suit a variety of group sizes. Head over to our group train tickets page for more information.

To see more ways on how to save money on UK train travel, head over to our cheap train tickets guide.

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Newark Castle to Bedford - train ticket options and costs

At EMR, we strive to offer a range of flexible and affordable train ticket options for those travelling between Newark Castle and Bedford.

Advance tickets

Perfect for rail travellers looking to book ahead, Advance tickets help you save money when booking up to 12 weeks in advance. Simply choose the date, time, and route that best suits you and save up to 30%. Advance tickets are often cheaper the further in advance you book them, helping keep the cost of holidays and business trips from Newark Castle to Bedford low. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance train tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Want to avoid the hustle and bustle of rush hour? Make the most of our Super Off Peak and Off Peak rail tickets. A common favourite for travellers looking to keep the costs of their train travel down, these tickets are available when travelling along certain routes and outside of typical peak hours. Exact peak hours vary, you can find out if your trip is eligible for a Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets for Newark Castle to Bedfordvia our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel where you want, when you want, with our flexible Anytime tickets. Hop on, hop off, and enjoy a hassle-free journey at your convenience. Anytime tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

Typically, this depends on when and where you are travelling from. For one-off journeys, our website will provide multiple options so you can choose the cheapest or most convenient rail tickets for your journey from Newark Castle to Bedford. If you’re looking to travel regularly, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value.

Travelling in comfort with East Midlands Railway

During your journey from Newark Castle to Bedford, enjoy access to comfortable seats and free WiFi on board our trains. You’ll also have access to plug sockets if you’re running low on battery and need a quick charge.

If you prefer larger, more spacious seats, then you should definitely upgrade to First Class. Carriages are quieter and you will also have access to refreshments, so your train journey from Newark Castle to Bedford will be over before you know it!

Journey information from Newark Castle to Bedford

How much is a train ticket from Newark Castle to Bedford?

Take the train from Newark Castle to Bedford from just [price] one-way when you book rail tickets in advancePlan your journey online to see the cheapest train ticket prices to Bedford for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Newark Castle and Bedford?

The fastest train between Newark Castle and Bedford is 1 hour 55 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the rail quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Newark Castle to Bedford by train?

The average journey time by train from Newark Castle to Bedford takes 2 hours 43 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a train timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Newark Castle to Bedford?

There are up to 38 trains per day from Newark Castle to Bedford.

Are there any direct trains from Newark Castle to Bedford?

No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Newark Castle and Bedford. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Newark Castle to Bedford?

The first train leaves at 05:58 from Newark Castle to Bedford. Buy your train tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day. Please note that train times and services may vary during weekends and Bank Holidays.

What time is the last train from Newark Castle to Bedford?

The last train from Newark Castle to Bedford leaves at 22:43.

Can I book assistance for my train journey from Newark Castle to Bedford?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Newark Castle and Bedford. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

Newark Castle

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  • Prepurchase collection
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  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank

Bedford

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
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  • Wifi
  • Seated area available