Travelling from Sleaford to Bedford by train
Book your train journey from Sleaford to Bedford with East Midlands Railway, find out more about the journey and answers to all your questions below:
The time of the journey by train from Sleaford to Bedford is on average 3 hours 3 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 2 hours 46 minutes.
Trains to Bedford from Sleaford run up to 1 times per hour.
Sleaford to Bedford by train: key facts at a glance
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How to get cheap train tickets from Sleaford to Bedford
Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are a great way to get cheap tickets and save money on your journey if you don't need to travel at rush hour, and can be bought just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.
If you want to save even more on your rail journeys 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 if they travel on the same 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.
Travelling from Sleaford to Bedford - what type of train tickets are on offer?
Get from Sleaford to Bedford in comfort and ease with a flexible range of tickets, each created to help you find the best option for your journey.
Save money travelling from Sleaford to Bedford when you book up to 12 weeks ahead of your departure. Typically, the earlier ahead you book the more you save. The Advance ticket type is often the go-to for pre-planned train journeys to Bedford. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance tickets.
Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets
Go from Sleaford to Bedford and save on every mile with our Off Peak and Super Off Peak train tickets. Available on specified routes outside of peak hours, these tickets are perfect for those that can be a bit more flexible with when they leave Sleaford. Off Peak travel varies depending on route and location, so please check on our website, mobile app or from our ticket offices for eligibility. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.
Travel at peak times, in the afternoon, or late evening with an Anytime ticket. You can purchase your own Anytime ticket at, well, anytime. Fancy a spontaneous trip to Bedford? Then the Anytime ticket is here to get you there. Either grab a digital copy via our website and mobile app or pick up a paper version from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.
Journey information from Sleaford to Bedford
How much is a train ticket from Sleaford to Bedford?
Take the train from Sleaford to Bedford from just £70 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Bedford for your chosen travel times.
What is the fastest train between Sleaford and Bedford?
The fastest train between Sleaford and Bedford is 2 hours 46 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the quickest journeys.
How long does it take to travel from Sleaford to Bedford by train?
The average journey time from Sleaford to Bedford takes 3 hours 3 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 timetable .
How many trains a day are there from Sleaford to Bedford?
There are up to 22 trains per day from Sleaford to Bedford.
Are there any direct trains from Sleaford to Bedford?
No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Sleaford and Bedford. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.
What time is the first train from Sleaford to Bedford?
What time is the last train from Sleaford to Bedford?
The last train from Sleaford to Bedford leaves at 22:17.
Can I book assistance for my journey from Sleaford to Bedford?
Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Sleaford 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.