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Duration 7h 15m
Distance 350.9 miles
Average price £438
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bedford and Ayr takes 7h 15m and the fastest train takes 6h 41m. There is a train service every few hours from Bedford to Ayr. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bedford
  2. London Euston
  3. Glasgow Central
  4. Ayr
7h 49m
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£182 - £612

Bedford to Ayr train times

Trains run hourly between Bedford and Ayr. The earliest departure is at 08:24 in the morning, and the last departure from Bedford is at 17:23 which arrives into Ayr at 00:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Ayr via London Euston and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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The distance between Bedford and Ayr is 288 miles. The road distance is 350.9 miles.

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Bedford to Ayr train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Bedford station.

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Bedford to Ayr train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Ayr station.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Ayr. Prices start at £75 per night.

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