Cheap train tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

£48

Average

£63

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bradford to Edinburgh will cost around £ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 48.

London North Eastern Railway
08:32Bradford3h54 12:26Edinburgh
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£481One-way
Cross Country
07:43Bradford4h22 12:05Edinburgh
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£631One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:07Bradford4h02 12:09Edinburgh
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£641One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:07Bradford4h02 13:09Edinburgh
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£691One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:07Bradford4h02 11:09Edinburgh
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£701One-way

Train schedule Bradford to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 28 May
London North Eastern Railway
07:07Bradford4h02 11:09Edinburgh
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Cross Country
07:43Bradford4h22 12:05Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:07Bradford4h02 12:09Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:32Bradford3h54 12:26Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
09:07Bradford4h02 13:09Edinburgh
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Sat
28 May
£64Cross Country
£32National Express
£395British Airways
Mon
30 May
£40Avanti West Coast
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Tue
31 May
£41Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£163British Airways
Wed
1 Jun
£137Cross Country
£22National Express
£113British Airways

Fastest train times from Bradford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 54 m

Average

4 h 4 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

257 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Bradford for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 257 km distance in an average of 4 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 54 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 22 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

London North Eastern Railway
08:32Bradford3h54 12:26Edinburgh
0 changes
£481One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:07Bradford4h02 12:09Edinburgh
0 changes
£641One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:07Bradford4h02 13:09Edinburgh
0 changes
£691One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:07Bradford4h02 11:09Edinburgh
0 changes
£701One-way
Cross Country
07:43Bradford4h22 12:05Edinburgh
0 changes
£631One-way

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Overview: Train from Bradford to Edinburgh

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Bradford to Edinburgh cover the 159 miles (257 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 1 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £72, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Bradford to Edinburgh

For as little as £40 you can travel by train from Bradford to Edinburgh with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Bradford to Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket to Edinburgh from Bradford online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Bradford to Edinburgh as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Bradford and Edinburgh start at £64 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 159 miles (257 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Bradford and Edinburgh. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Bradford to Edinburgh CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry from Bradford to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 6 min
  • Average Price: £64
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets between Bradford and Edinburgh due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Bradford to Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train to Edinburgh from Bradford cost?

You can find a cheap train from Bradford to Edinburgh for some dates and times for as low as £40  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Bradford to Edinburgh?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bradford to Edinburgh train price to come in at an average of £72  one way.

How far is it from Bradford to Edinburgh by train?

The distance between Bradford and Edinburgh by train is approximately 159 miles (257 km).

How long does it take from Bradford to Edinburgh by train?

On average the train from Bradford to Edinburgh duration is 4 h 1 min  for the 159 miles (257 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Bradford to Edinburgh do I depart from? Which Edinburgh train station from Bradford do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Bradford to start your journey from including Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Bradford? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bradford Interchange, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Bradford. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Bradford to Edinburgh?

For the journey from Bradford to Edinburgh you can take a train with Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Edinburgh from Bradford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there to Edinburgh from Bradford a day?

The average number of trains departing Bradford for Edinburgh is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Bradford to Edinburgh? What time is the last train from Bradford to Edinburgh?

If you prefer early morning trains from Bradford to Edinburgh, the first train leaves at 07: 07. If you prefer late night trains from Bradford to Edinburgh, the last train of the day leaves at 15: 07. Omio shows you the latest train from Bradford to Edinburgh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I purchase Bradford to Edinburgh train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Bradford to Edinburgh is on average £72 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bradford
Edinburgh
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 Edinburgh.