Trains from Preston to Bradford

Preston to Bradford train information

Preston Bradford train map

Train duration 1h26m
Arrival Bradford, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 40 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 Preston in England to Bradford in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • There are 40 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Preston to Bradford is around 1h26m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Bradford from Preston, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
  • Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

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Best prices for Preston to Bradford trains

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

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Discount Preston - Bradford train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Preston Bradford 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 citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of 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 card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Preston to Bradford cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Bradford to Preston, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

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 one 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
Preston 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