The cheapest trains from Leeds to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Cheapest

£3

Average

£4

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 Leeds to Bradford will cost around £ 4 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 3.

Cheapest
08:12Leeds Railway Station0h25 08:37Bradford Forster Square
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£31One-way
Cheapest
08:42Leeds Railway Station0h25 09:07Bradford Forster Square
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£31One-way
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08:25Leeds Railway Station0h30 08:55Bradford Forster Square
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£31One-way
08:42Leeds Railway Station0h19 09:01Bradford Interchange
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£51One-way
08:12Leeds Railway Station0h18 08:30Bradford Interchange
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£51One-way

Timetable Leeds to Bradford

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08:12Leeds Railway Station0h18 08:30Bradford Interchange
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08:12Leeds Railway Station0h25 08:37Bradford Forster Square
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08:25Leeds Railway Station0h30 08:55Bradford Forster Square
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08:42Leeds Railway Station0h19 09:01Bradford Interchange
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08:42Leeds Railway Station0h25 09:07Bradford Forster Square
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08:57Leeds Railway Station0h17 09:14Bradford Interchange
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The fastest trains from Leeds to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Fastest Journey

17 m

Average

22 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

13 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leeds for Bradford 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 13 km distance in an average of 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 30 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.

Fastest
08:57Leeds Railway Station0h17 09:14Bradford Interchange
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£51One-way
08:12Leeds Railway Station0h18 08:30Bradford Interchange
0 changes
£51One-way
08:42Leeds Railway Station0h19 09:01Bradford Interchange
0 changes
£51One-way
08:12Leeds Railway Station0h25 08:37Bradford Forster Square
0 changes
£31One-way
08:42Leeds Railway Station0h25 09:07Bradford Forster Square
0 changes
£31One-way

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Train Information between Leeds and Bradford

distanceDistance8 miles (13 km)
durationAverage train duration21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£3 (€4)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Leeds to Bradford cover the 8 miles (13 km) long trip taking on average 21 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £3, but the average price of train tickets is £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Bradford Interchange.

Trains from Leeds to Bradford

Railway operator Northern runs frequent trains between Leeds and Bradford. This is a direct train journey that takes approximately 20 minutes. However, there are a few trains that require changing at Shipley. Service begins at 5:08 a.m. and continues with departures as frequent as 7 times per hour until 11:08 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leeds to Bradford?

Departure Station: Leeds Train Station, which can be found in the downtown area. Key landmarks, such as Kirkgate Market and Civic Quarter, are all in a 500-metre radius. The shopping district comprised by Briggate, New Market, and Eastgate is less than 10 minutes away on foot. Buses 444 and 446 travel regularly between the station and the city centre.

Arrival Station: Bradford Foster Square, centrally located some 10 minutes away from the main shopping area, and served by local city buses (622, 626, and 633) that skirt around the centre. Some trains arrive at Bradford Interchange, situated 500 metres to the south of the city core, within close proximity of Centenary Square Park, the National Science Museum, and the Tourist Information Centre.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Bradford.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Leeds and Bradford cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Leeds and Bradford for the next 7 days starting from £3  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Leeds to Bradford on average?
The Leeds to Bradford train ticket price is on average £3  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance between Leeds and Bradford by train?
The Leeds to Bradford train distance is approximately 8 miles (13 km).
How long is the train between Leeds and Bradford?
The train time between Leeds and Bradford is on average 21 min  for the 8 miles (13 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bradford from Leeds by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Leeds to Bradford, which train station in Leeds do I depart from and which train station in Bradford do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arriving in Bradford Interchange.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Leeds Railway Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bradford most often arrive at Bradford Interchange and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Leeds to Bradford?
When taking a train from Leeds to Bradford, you can count on Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Bradford. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Bradford from Leeds and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Leeds and Bradford?
The average number of trains departing Leeds for Bradford is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Leeds to Bradford to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Leeds to Bradford is on average £3 if you purchase 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets from Leeds to Bradford available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
Bradford
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip from Leeds to Bradford.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express