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Train Information to Bradford from Edinburgh

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£128 (€144)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Bradford cover the 159 miles (257 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £128, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £128. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bradford Interchange.


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

Looking to travel by train between Edinburgh and Bradford? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Edinburgh to Bradford train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Edinburgh to Bradford, you can expect to travel 159 miles (257 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between Edinburgh and Bradford in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Bradford from Edinburgh. Book that perfect Edinburgh to Bradford train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets between Edinburgh and Bradford, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Edinburgh to Bradford
Travel by train to Bradford 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 Edinburgh to Bradford.
How much does a cheap train to Bradford from Edinburgh cost?
You can find a cheap train from Edinburgh to Bradford for some dates and times for as low as £128  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Edinburgh to Bradford?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Bradford train prices are on average £128  one way.
How far is it from Edinburgh to Bradford by train?
The Edinburgh to Bradford train distance is approximately 159 miles (257 km).
How long is the train to Bradford from Edinburgh?
While the time it takes to travel 159 miles (257 km) to Bradford from Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Bradford is on average 3 h 45 min.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Bradford do I depart from? Which Bradford train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Bradford you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bradford include Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Bradford Interchange.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Bradford? Where is the Bradford train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Bradford Interchange, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Bradford.

What train companies offer a service to Bradford from Edinburgh?
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Bradford, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Bradford. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Bradford from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When does the first train depart from Edinburgh to Bradford? When does the last train depart from Edinburgh to Bradford?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Edinburgh at 08: 30. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 09: 52. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Edinburgh to Bradford and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Bradford to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Edinburgh and Bradford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £128 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Bradford a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh Waverley

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.