Trains from Bradford to Cardiff

Bradford to Cardiff train information

Bradford Cardiff train map

Train duration 4h55m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Bradford, England
Distance 171 Miles
Lowest train price from £69.60
Average train price £108.00

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Bradford in England to Cardiff in Wales as well as the rail company for this route.

There are 171 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Bradford to Cardiff is around 4h55m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Cardiff from Bradford, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £69.60 one way.

Best prices for Bradford to Cardiff train tickets

from £69.60 MORE 4h55m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £12.80 MORE 9h36m
from €8.48 MORE 10h50m
Flight
from £40.99 MORE 17h12m

Bradford - Cardiff prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bradford to Cardiff by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bradford - Cardiff: the best time to book cheap trains

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Booking your ticket in advance is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you can notice in the graph above, the cost of train tickets Bradford to Cardiff do not tend to change a lot and cost £55.

Best prices for Bradford to Cardiff trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bradford and Cardiff by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cardiff to Bradford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bradford
Interchange
Cardiff
Central
£69.60 23/03/2022 09:33 1 month ago
Bradford
Interchange
Cardiff
Central
£69.60 23/03/2022 08:33 1 month ago
Bradford
Interchange
Cardiff
Central
£145.90 23/03/2022 09:31 1 month ago
Bradford
Forster Square
Cardiff
Central
£145.90 23/03/2022 08:32 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Bradford - Cardiff train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Bradford Cardiff train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Bradford to Cardiff? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Bradford Cardiff ticket (i.e.: £107.75)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£107.75 = 0.82. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 1 trips from Bradford to Cardiff (one way journey).

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bradford to Cardiff train £107.75 £71.83 £35.92 0.82

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare