Bradford to Birmingham train

Tue, 28 May
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Cheap train tickets from Bradford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bradford to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
07:072h57
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£981One-way
3 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
07:043h29
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£981One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
05:333h23
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
08:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£981One-way
1 change
Northern Rail
07:023h02
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£991One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
06:302h38
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
09:08Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£991One-way
1 change

Train timetableBradford to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 May
Cross Country
05:333h23
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
08:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
06:302h38
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
09:08Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
06:373h20
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
09:57Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Northern Rail
07:023h02
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Cross Country
07:043h29
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
07:072h57
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
3 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets Bradford to Birmingham by train or coach

Tue
28 May
Wed
29 May
Thu
30 May
Fri
31 May
Sat
01 Jun
Sun
02 Jun
Mon
03 Jun
Tue
04 Jun
Wed
05 Jun
Thu
06 Jun
Fri
07 Jun
Sat
08 Jun
Sun
09 Jun
Mon
10 Jun
Tue
11 Jun
Wed
12 Jun
Thu
13 Jun
Fri
14 Jun
Sat
15 Jun
Sun
16 Jun
Mon
17 Jun

Train times from Bradford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 38 m

Average

3 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

146 km

To travel from Bradford to Birmingham you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Cross Country
06:302h38
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
09:08Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£991One-way
1 change
Cross Country
07:072h57
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£981One-way
3 changes
Northern Rail
07:023h02
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£991One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
06:373h20
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
09:57Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£991One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
05:333h23
Bradford Interchange (BDI)
08:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£981One-way
1 change

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Bradford to Birmingham

distanceDistance91 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£80 (€90)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Bradford to Birmingham cover the 91 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 27 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £80, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Bradford to Birmingham

Travel from Bradford to Birmingham from £43 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3)! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Birmingham from Bradford. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Bradford to Birmingham train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 3 h 4 min
  • Cheapest Price: £84
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Bradford to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bradford to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bradford to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bradford to Birmingham can start from as little as £43 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bradford to Birmingham is £80; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bradford to Birmingham train time is 2 h 27 min   covering the 91 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bradford to Birmingham leaves at 04: 33. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bradford to Birmingham leaves at 22: 40.
There are 12 trains a day from Bradford to Birmingham which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Bradford to Birmingham train with CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Bradford to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 40.

When departing from Bradford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Bradford Interchange, Bradford Forster Square and Bradford Forster Square or Bradford Interchange. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your route in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bradford Interchange, which is located around 0.2 miles (407 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Birmingham from Bradford is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 27 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bradford to Birmingham by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between Bradford and Birmingham 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bradford and Birmingham

Bradford
Birmingham
Bradford Interchange is the most popular Bradford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bradford for your journey to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 800 200 6060
Public transport options for Bradford Interchange
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at parcels bay adjacent to Platform 1, through the red gate.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8002006060
Public transport options for Bradford Forster Square
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at station front on St Blaise Way adjacent to service bus stop (25702).
Bradford Forster Square or Bradford InterchangeAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility

More options for your journey from Bradford to Birmingham

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

HomeTrainsTrain Times to Birmingham Bradford to Birmingham train

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers