Duration 3h 30m
Distance 95.4 miles
Average price £66
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bedford and Harwich takes 3h 30m and the fastest train takes 2h 30m. There is a train service every few hours from Bedford to Harwich. 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 Liverpool Street
  3. Harwich
3h 18m
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£56 - £80

Bedford to Harwich train times

Trains run hourly between Bedford and Harwich. The earliest departure is at 22:05 at night, and the last departure from Bedford is at 23:06 which arrives into Harwich at 07:22. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Harwich Town via Farringdon station, London Liverpool Street and Manningtree. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Bedford and Harwich is 76 miles. The road distance is 95.4 miles.

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Bedford to Harwich train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Bedford station.

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Bedford to Harwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Manningtree station.

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