Cheap train tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 5

Cheapest

$172

Average

$172

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bradford to Edinburgh will cost around $ 172 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 172.

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10:25AMBradford Forster Square3h53 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1721One-way
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09:14AMBradford Interchange3h45 12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1721One-way
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10:11AMBradford Interchange4h07 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1721One-way
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10:54AMBradford Interchange4h04 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1721One-way

Train schedule from Bradford to Edinburgh

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09:14AMBradford Interchange3h45 12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:11AMBradford Interchange4h07 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:25AMBradford Forster Square3h53 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:54AMBradford Interchange4h04 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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Sat
Dec 4
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$87National Express
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Sun
Dec 5
$172Cross Country
$80National Express
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Mon
Dec 6
$58London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
$241British Airways
Thu
Dec 9
$47London North Eastern Railway
$75National Express
$226British Airways
Fri
Dec 10
$158Avanti West Coast
$76National Express
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Sat
Dec 11
$83London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
$133British Airways
Sun
Dec 12
$59London North Eastern Railway
$72National Express
$134British Airways
Mon
Dec 13
$171Cross Country
$42National Express
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Tue
Dec 14
$47London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
Dec 15
$171Cross Country
$42National Express
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Thu
Dec 16
$171Cross Country
$24National Express
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Sat
Dec 18
$83Cross Country
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Sun
Dec 19
$59London North Eastern Railway
$73National Express
$226British Airways
Mon
Dec 20
$34London North Eastern Railway
$45National Express
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Tue
Dec 21
$171Cross Country
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Thu
Dec 23
$174Avanti West Coast
$90National Express
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Fri
Dec 24
$59London North Eastern Railway
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$269British Airways

Fastest train times from Bradford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 5

Fastest Journey

3 h 45 m

Average

3 h 57 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

257 km

It's difficult to get from Bradford to Edinburgh without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:14AMBradford Interchange3h45 12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1721One-way
10:25AMBradford Forster Square3h53 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$1721One-way
10:54AMBradford Interchange4h04 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1721One-way
10:11AMBradford Interchange4h07 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1721One-way

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Train Information to Edinburgh from Bradford

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$122 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Bradford to Edinburgh cover the 159 miles (257 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 32 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $47 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $122 (€101). Travelers depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry between Bradford and Edinburgh

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between Bradford and Edinburgh from $47 (€39) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Bradford and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Bradford and Edinburgh, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 159 miles (257 km) route between Bradford and Edinburgh, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Bradford to Edinburgh as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains between Bradford and Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Bradford to Edinburgh starting at $172 (€143), buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

CrossCountry's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Bradford and Edinburgh are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Bradford to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bradford to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Edinburgh from Bradford?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh for as low as $47 (€39)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Bradford and Edinburgh?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bradford to Edinburgh train to cost on average $122 (€101)  one way.
How far is Bradford to Edinburgh by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bradford to Edinburgh by train to be approximately 159 miles (257 km).
How long is the train between Bradford and Edinburgh?
The train time from Bradford to Edinburgh is on average 3 h 32 min  for the 159 miles (257 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bradford to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Bradford to Edinburgh depart from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Bradford?

When departing from Bradford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers book a train from Bradford Interchange   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Bradford train station located? Where is the Edinburgh train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bradford Interchange and travel around 0.2 miles (353 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (429 m) from the train station to the city center in Edinburgh.

What train companies offer a service between Bradford and Edinburgh?
Take the Bradford to Edinburgh train with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Edinburgh from Bradford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Bradford to Edinburgh a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Bradford to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I purchase Bradford to Edinburgh train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Bradford and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $122 (€101) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Bradford to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bradford
Edinburgh
Bradford Interchange is the most popular Bradford railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bradford for your trip to Edinburgh.