Trains from Cambridge to Bradford

Cambridge to Bradford train information

Cambridge Bradford train map

Train duration 3h29m
Arrival Bradford, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 135 Miles

Which operators can I use?

There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Cambridge in England to Bradford in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

How far is it by train?

On average, it takes approximately 3h29m by train covering a distance of 135 miles to get to Bradford from Cambridge. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

How much does it costs?

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

Best prices for Cambridge to Bradford train tickets

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Cambridge - Bradford prices calendar

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Cambridge - Bradford: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to buy your train tickets Cambridge to Bradford. The figures show that booking your train from Cambridge to Bradford in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £27 when booking 1 day in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £40 if you book your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is 1 day in advance as it is 33% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Cambridge to Bradford trains

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

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Discount Cambridge - Bradford train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Cambridge Bradford train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Cambridge Bradford ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Bradford to Cambridge (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

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

(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
Cambridge to Bradford 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