The cheapest trains from London to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£62

Average

£83

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 London to Bradford will cost around £ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 62.

Cheapest
11:50London Kings Cross2h45 14:35Bradford Interchange
0 changes
£621One-way
09:30London Kings Cross3h20 12:50Bradford Interchange
2 changes
£831One-way
09:03London Kings Cross3h03 12:06Bradford Forster Square
1 changes
£831One-way
10:30London Kings Cross3h20 13:50Bradford Interchange
2 changes
£831One-way
11:03London Kings Cross3h03 14:06Bradford Forster Square
1 changes
£1041One-way

Timetable London to Bradford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 17 Oct
09:03London Kings Cross3h03 12:06Bradford Forster Square
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09:30London Kings Cross3h20 12:50Bradford Interchange
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10:30London Kings Cross3h20 13:50Bradford Interchange
0 changes
11:03London Kings Cross3h03 14:06Bradford Forster Square
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11:50London Kings Cross2h45 14:35Bradford Interchange
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
16 Oct
£62Grand Central Trains
£6Flixbus
£115British Airways
Sun
17 Oct
£62Grand Central Trains
£14Flixbus
£89British Airways
Mon
18 Oct
£83London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£144British Airways
Tue
19 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£212British Airways
Wed
20 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£255British Airways
Thu
21 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£114British Airways
Fri
22 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£155British Airways
Sat
23 Oct
£83London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
24 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£82British Airways
Mon
25 Oct
£100London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£59British Airways
Tue
26 Oct
£100London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£76British Airways
Wed
27 Oct
£101London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£98British Airways
Thu
28 Oct
£101London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£93British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£53British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£134London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£74British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£53British Airways
Mon
1 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£56British Airways
Tue
2 Nov
£83London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£69British Airways
Wed
3 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£55British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£57British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£45London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£59British Airways

The fastest trains from London to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m

Average

3 h 6 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

277 km

Of the 5 trains that leave London for Bradford every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 277 km distance in an average of 3 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 45 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 20 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
11:50London Kings Cross2h45 14:35Bradford Interchange
0 changes
£621One-way
11:03London Kings Cross3h03 14:06Bradford Forster Square
1 changes
£1041One-way
09:03London Kings Cross3h03 12:06Bradford Forster Square
1 changes
£831One-way
09:30London Kings Cross3h20 12:50Bradford Interchange
2 changes
£831One-way
10:30London Kings Cross3h20 13:50Bradford Interchange
2 changes
£831One-way

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Train Information to Bradford from London

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to Bradford cover the 171 miles (276 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 42 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £53. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bradford Interchange.

Trains from London to Bradford: Journey Details

Bradford and London are connected by daily direct services, which stop at Bradford Forster Square or Bradford Interchange, as well as a large number of indirect services that will require a brief change at Leeds. Direct trains from London to Bradford are operated by Grand Central Railway and Virgin Trains East Coast. The journey time is around 3 hours, although there may be slightly quicker options at different times of day. The earliest direct departure is at 10:48 a.m. and there are 5 services throughout the day. The final train leaves just before 8 p.m.

Taking the Train from London

All direct trains from London to Bradford depart from London Kings Cross. Kings Cross is one of the capital's major departure points and is in the northern part of the city. It is connected to all parts of London via the Northern, Victoria, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Piccadilly and Metropolitan lines, as well as local trains that serve south-eastern destinations. The station is also easily accessible via night buses for early or late departure times, and there are many hotels in the area around Kings Cross as well.

Getting into Bradford by Train

Bradford was one of the most important cities in the Industrial Revolution, with thousands of textile factories at the beginning of the 20th century. Nowadays, it has reinvented itself with attractions like the National Media Museum and historical sights like the beautiful Alhambra Theatre. Trains from London to Bradford arrive at both Bradford Interchange and Forster Square stations. Both stations are connected to the city centre via a free bus service which leaves every 10 minutes and runs from 7 a.m. until around 7:30 p.m. There are no night buses, however, so taxis will be a good idea if you are arriving late at night.

Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Bradford.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between London and Bradford?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Bradford from London to cost as little as £53  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from London to Bradford on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Bradford from London is £60  one way.
How far is it from London to Bradford by train?
The train distance from London to Bradford is around 171 miles (276 km).
How long is the train journey to Bradford from London?
The train time from London to Bradford is on average 2 h 42 min  for the 171 miles (276 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Bradford by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from London to Bradford do I depart from? Which Bradford train station from London do I arrive in?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Bradford, your train can arrive in train stations including Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Bradford Interchange.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.

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

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Bradford?
Take the London to Bradford train with London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from London to Bradford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between London and Bradford?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from London to Bradford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from London to Bradford? What time is the last train from London to Bradford?
The earliest train for this route departs from London at 07: 03. The last train leaves from London at 10: 30. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from London to Bradford and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets from London to Bradford to score 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 journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between London and Bradford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £60 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Bradford a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Bradford
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Bradford.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Ticket office hours
Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
44401
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar