Trains from London to Bradford

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London to Bradford train information

London Bradford train map

Train duration 2h52m
Arrival Bradford, England
Departure London, England
Distance 172 Miles
Train operators Grand Central
Lowest train price from £18.00
Average train price £52.00

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting London in England to Bradford in England are run by Grand Central.

On average, the journey takes approximately 2h52m by train covering a distance of 172 miles to get to Bradford from London. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 30 days is £18.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for London to Bradford train tickets

from £18.00 MORE 2h58m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 5h43m
from £4.75 MORE 4h18m
Flight
from £45.44 MORE 10h38m

London - Bradford prices calendar

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

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Megabus£24

National Express£22

Loco2£14

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Megabus£14

National Express£11

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

London - Bradford: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£16

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£20

30

£31

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£30

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£39

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£35

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£54

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets London to Bradford will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £16 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £54 for your journey. Thus, you can save 70% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for London to Bradford trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Interchange
£29.00 25/03/2019 09:33 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Interchange
£29.00 25/03/2019 12:33 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Forster Square
£29.00 25/03/2019 12:03 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Forster Square
£29.00 25/03/2019 13:03 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Interchange
£29.00 25/03/2019 13:33 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Forster Square
£46.00 31/03/2019 17:05 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Forster Square
£46.00 31/03/2019 14:03 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Forster Square
£46.00 31/03/2019 09:03 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Interchange
£46.00 31/03/2019 17:22 4 days ago
London
Kings Cross
Bradford
Interchange
£46.00 31/03/2019 17:35 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London Bradford train

Discount London - Bradford train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your London 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 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 using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity 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 buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from London to Bradford cost on average £51.35 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £51.35 (£88/£51.35 = 1.71), it turns out that after only 2 one way trips from Bradford to London, the card will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
London to Bradford train £51.35 £34.24 £17.12 1.72

(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

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