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Other modes of transport available to travel from Bradford to London
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Book cheap train from Bradford to London

Bradford to London train ticket can be bought using different options:

Can I book my ticket online?

If you're purchasing your train tickets online, you can quickly compare train times and fares to get the best deal. The rail operators and online ticket specialists give the ability to book on their website. Once your ticket is booked, you will receive a confirmation email including the collection number that you will keep with your card to get your ticket at the station before you travel.

Can I buy tickets over the phone?

If you would rather have a chat with an advisor that will help you book your ticket, you can do so with most rail operators.

Is it possible to book a train ticket directly at the station?

While the biggest stations in the UK have a ticket vending machine as well as a travel centre to buy your train ticket, rural stations may not. Verify the office hours as well as the available services beforehand.

Gopili helps you get cheap train tickets from Bradford to London by comparing journey times and prices across all rail companies. You can then sort the results by price, duration, departure time to find the ticket that suits your needs. Need to find the cheapest fare for the return journey? Have a look at the prices of train tickets London to Bradford with our travel search engine and find the best ticket.

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Bradford to London:

Bus from Bradford to London

Flights from Bradford to London

Best price found for train ticket from Bradford to London

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Bradford to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Bradford to London train ticket is just few clicks away!

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Discount Bradford to London train tickets

Willing to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts can be obtained to spend less for your Bradford London 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 several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

In order to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess how many journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you have to include the cost of your railcard, for instance £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Bradford London ticket is £24.16 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £24.16: £88/£24.16 = 3.64. It will take you about 4 trips from London to Bradford (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

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

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 London train £24.16 £16.10 £8.05 3.65

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

Bradford - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Bradford to London are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you buy your ticket 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £19 while if buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will have to spend a minimum of £49 for your train. Thus, you will save 61% on the cost of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the last six months when booking in advance or at the last minute.

Different train ticket types for your journey

There are several types of train tickets Bradford to London provided by each company, enabling passengers to choose between flexibility and cost. Travellers can purchase tickets on the website of the railway companies or on train ticket sales websites being accredited. Here is a description of each kind of rail ticket:

The Advance Tickets are tickets for single trips, valid in 1st and 2nd class. They can be purchased 12 weeks in advance, and they are sold in limited numbers and are subject to availability. Usually, the earlier you purchase them, the cheaper the price is. You should be aware that the Advance ticket is non-reimbursable. However, you can change the hours and the date of the trip before departure.

The Off-Peak Tickets are the lowest tickets to travel in less occupied trains. Offering an advantageous quality-price ratio, these tickets require passengers to travel off-peak. You can purchase tickets at any time, in advance or just before the trip. The rail ticket is refundable but administrative fees may be charged; these fees do not exceed £10.00.

The Anytime Tickets are completely flexible: you can travel whenever you desire. Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel. There are no limitations on when you want to travel, even though you will need to buy a new ticket if you want to modify the date, destination or class.

You can also purchase a Season Ticket for 7 days or a period of either 1 month or 1 year. Normally these tickets are available for short and medium distances in the UK.

The last Rovers and Rangers ticket type allows you unlimited travel for an area and time period with all train companies.

Things to do in London

We have selected for you a list of 6 things that you can do in London.

  • London Eye
  • British Museum
  • Tate Modern
  • Tower Bridge
  • Horse Guards
  • View from the Shard

As travel specialists, we understand that organizing a trip and collecting all the information about a specific destination can last for hours. We aim to help you by providing some places, whether you are visiting for a small break or for holidays.

Every year, many travellers are visiting London. If you want discover one of the most popular landmark of the city, you need to visit London Eye. If you have some time, we will also recommend you to go to Tower Bridge or British Museum to complete your trip.

Another interesting site that you can see is Horse Guards if you want to know more about the city.

Tate Modern is also a touristic site that we will recommend you to visit if you have enough time during your trip.

Lastly, if you're still looking to find out more about London, View from the Shard can be the last step of your visit. While people may not consider it as the most important place to visit, it will enable you to get a full view of the city and its history.

Travel information for your train journey

Bradford London train

Route Bradford to London

Bradford London train map

Train duration 2h54m
Arrival city London, England
Departure city Bradford, England
Distance 172 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £16.00
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different companies for your train connecting Bradford (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to London (London England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
  • There are 172 miles between the two cities and the average train duration between Bradford to London is normally 2h54m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest way to go to London from Bradford, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
  • We found trains from £16.00 to travel in the next month. Fares can vary depending on when you travel and how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Transport operators from Bradford to London

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Bradford to London.

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How to find cheap train tickets Bradford to London ?

Finding cheap train tickets can be challenging because taking the train can be costly. Thus we decided to give our recommendations to find cheap train tickets Bradford to London.

To travel at the lowest fares you better book your ticket in advance. The best time to book your advance train ticket is approximately 12 weeks before. Thus you must try to book around 90 days in advance. With this trick you should benefit from great savings of up to 80%.

The most expensive times to travel are during the morning commute time and in the late afternoon for your train ticket Bradford to London. Train fares tend to be more expensive during these times that's why you will save money by travelling very early, mid day or late in the evening.

It's very common that two singles are cheaper than a return ticket, that's why you should consider checking both fares for your journey if you want to pay less.

Sometimes, booking a ticket from Bradford to an intermediary station as well as a second ticket from this station to London costs less than getting a single ticket for your entire journey. Split-ticketing can help you save money.