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 London will cost around $ 164 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 87.
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2 h 48 m
2 h 59 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Bradford for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 277 km distance in an average of 2 h 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 48 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 22 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||171 miles (276 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h|
|Average train ticket price||$86 (€70)|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains|
Trains from Bradford to London cover the 171 miles (276 km) long trip taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $62 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $86 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in London Victoria.
When traveling from Bradford to London, the most sensible route is to take the Northern Rail service from Bradford Interchange to Leeds station, and from there, board the Virgin train to Kings Cross. During the week (and assuming no engineering works are ongoing) the first train takes 15 minutes and the main service 2.25 hours. Trains from Bradford to London do not run directly but the service tends to be efficient, comfortable and straightforward; there are at least three trains per hour from Leeds to London. During the week, first trains from Bradford leave just before 06.00 a.m. arriving in the Capital just before 09.00. Last trains depart around 08.00 arriving just after 11.00 p.m. Weekend services are fewer but follow the same route and time structure. Peak time trains may be subject to a premium unless tickets have been booked in advance.
Bradford Interchange is located just outside the town centre with good local transport links. There is also a bus service to Leeds should travelers prefer this mode of transport on the first leg. Services run through the night but connections do become problematic after 10.30 p.m.
Passengers disembarking at Kings Cross will find themselves close to the cultural and business quarters of London. The underground network is well connected from here allowing customers to make onward journeys to anywhere else in the Capital within 45 minutes. Buses and cabs operate in London 24 hours a day with a reduced frequency. There are a number of convenient hotels very close to the station, visitors can rest assured that the historically seedy nature of Kings Cross no longer applies; it is family friendly and safe.
There are a few train stations in Bradford to start your journey from including Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in London Victoria.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bradford Interchange, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Bradford.
The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of London.
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