Trains from Cardiff to Bradford

Cardiff to Bradford train information

Cardiff Bradford train map

Train duration 4h48m
Arrival Bradford, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 171 Miles
  • 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 Cardiff in Wales to Bradford in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • There are 171 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Cardiff to Bradford is normally 4h48m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Bradford from Cardiff, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

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Best prices for Cardiff to Bradford trains

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

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The most efficient way to spend less on your Cardiff Bradford train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Cardiff to Bradford cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Bradford to Cardiff, the card will have paid for itself.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train 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
Cardiff 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