Trains from Bradford to Edinburgh

Bradford to Edinburgh train information

Bradford Edinburgh train map

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Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Bradford, England
Distance 160 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Bradford (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

The train duration to get to Edinburgh from Bradford will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops. There are 160 miles between the 2 cities.

Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Bradford to Edinburgh train tickets

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Bradford - Edinburgh prices calendar

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Bradford - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Bradford to Edinburgh tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £35 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £64 for your trip. Thus, you will save 46% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bradford to Edinburgh trains

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

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Discount Bradford - Edinburgh train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Bradford Edinburgh train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Edinburgh to Bradford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for an entire year.

(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 Edinburgh train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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