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There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Bedale by train, bus or car

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Train via Leeds  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Northallerton

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Coach Stop S10 to Middlesbrough Newport Road London Victoria Coach Station - Middlesbrough Newport Road / ...

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Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Northallerton

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Leicester to Bedale 135.5 miles

Leicester to Bedale by train and bus

The journey time between Leicester and Bedale is around 4h 53m and covers a distance of around 167 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 54m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 19m. Operated by East Midlands Railways, Southern Service, CrossCountry and others, the Leicester to Bedale service departs from Leicester and arrives in Bedale, Eccles Heddon Solicitors. Typically 43 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 59m
Layover time:
1h 54m
Total time:
4h 53m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 19m
Journey distance:
167 miles
Services per week:
43
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:48
Last service departs at:
20:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leicester to Bedale train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Bedale is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Bedale is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 15m.

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It is 116 miles from Leicester to Bedale. It is approximately 135.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Bedale without a car is to train via Leeds which takes 4h 37m and costs £40 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Leicester to Bedale, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Bedale is to train via Leeds which takes 4h 37m and costs £40 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £45 and takes 6h 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Bedale is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Leicester to Bedale.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Bedale.
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  • Distance: 116.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Bedale, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Bedale via Sheffield, Leeds, Northallerton, and Northallerton, County Hall in around 4h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Bedale via Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham Coach Stop S10, Middlesbrough Newport Road, Middlesbrough, Northallerton, and Northallerton, County Hall in around 6h 45m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £30
Off-Peak Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £22
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£19 - £29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Sheffield to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£22 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £26
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £95
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
Train from Sheffield to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £14
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Train from Sheffield to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £18
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
Train from Doncaster to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £95
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Nottingham Coach Stop S10 to Middlesbrough Newport Road
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £18
Website
Megabus UK

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