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London to Bradford by train

The journey from London to Bradford by train is 172.47 mi and takes 3 hrs 22 mins. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:55 and the last at 23:33. It is possible to travel from London to Bradford by train for as little as £18.02 or as much as £260.79. The best price for this journey is £18.02.

Lowest Price£18.02
Journey Duration3 hrs 22 mins
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price£18.02
Highest Price£260.79
First Departure05:55
Last Departure23:33
Distance172.47 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalBradford
CarriersHull Trains, Northern RailMore

London to Bradford Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, 29 Feb 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from London to Bradford?

When you're traveling from London to Bradford, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £87.10. You might be able to find prices as low as £18.02, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Bradford. On average, though, you'll pay about £87.10 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long is the journey from London to Bradford by train?

The journey between London and Bradford by train is approximately 172.47 mi. It will take you more or less 3 hrs 22 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from London to Bradford covers a distance of 172.47 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hrs 22 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hrs 39 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Bradford faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from London to Bradford?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from London to Bradford leaving at 05:55. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 23:33.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first journey of the night departs from London at 05:55. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 23:33. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London and Bradford. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the London to Bradford route?

You will be able to leave London by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Bradford. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in London or in Bradford, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from London to Bradford take place each day?

If you want to get from London to Bradford, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 22 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 3 direct journeys between London and Bradford. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 19 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Bradford. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Bradford.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Bradford, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Bradford.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £18.02 to £53.68 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 66% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Bradford

The cheapest London - Bradford train tickets can be found for as low as £16.91 if you’re lucky, or £58.45 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £151.98.

Find the best day to travel to Bradford by train

When travelling to Bradford by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

Thameslink is a railway service in the United Kingdom that runs through central London, connecting Bedford in the north and Brighton in the south. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves over 200 stations, including major transport hubs such as St Pancras International, London Bridge, and Gatwick Airport. Thameslink trains run every few minutes during peak hours and offer a range of services, from fast express trains to stopping services that serve local communities. The service has undergone significant upgrades in recent years, including the introduction of new trains and the completion of major infrastructure projects such as the Thameslink Programme.

Services on board Hull Trains, Northern Rail and Thameslink from London to Bradford
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London to Bradford CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
19.43kg
Bus
20.82kg
Flight
55.51kg
Car
44.41kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Bradford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Bradford are 19.43kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Bradford? By taking the train between London and Bradford you will save 36.08kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.39kg compared to a bus and 24.98kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Bradford?
A train ticket from London to Bradford is £87.10. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £18.02.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Bradford?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Bradford is £18.02. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Bradford by train?
London to Bradford is 172.47 mi.
How long does the train between London and Bradford take?
London to Bradford is on average 3 hrs 22 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 39 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Bradford?
The train journey from London to Bradford is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Hull Trains, Northern Rail, Thameslink, London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Grand Central and TransPennine Express.
How many train connections per day go from London to Bradford?
London to Bradford has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Bradford leave?
The earliest train from London to Bradford departs at 05:55. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Bradford depart?
The latest train from London to Bradford departs at 23:33. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Bradford in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £18.02 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from London to Bradford?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Bradford. You can go from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Charing Cross, Stansted Airport, London Victoria, London St Pancras, Southend Airport, Luton Airport , London Euston, London Hyde Park, London Heathrow Airport, London Bridge, London Paddington, London Waterloo, Waterloo, London Stratford, London Southend Airport, Gatwick Airport and London City Airport and you can arrive at Frizinghall and Bradford Bradford.
How many direct connections depart from London to Bradford?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from London to go to Bradford.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Bradford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Bradford is 2 hrs 39 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Bradford?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Bradford.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Bradford by train?
The train journey from London to Bradford creates 19.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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