|Distance||171 miles (276 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||$95 (€76)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains|
Trains from London to Bradford cover the 171 miles (276 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $95 (€76), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $58 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bradford Interchange.
Bradford and London are connected by daily direct services, which stop at Bradford Forster Square or Bradford Interchange, as well as a large number of indirect services that will require a brief change at Leeds. Direct trains from London to Bradford are operated by Grand Central railroad and Virgin Trains East Coast. The journey time is around 3 hours, although there may be slightly quicker options at different times of day. The earliest direct departure is at 10:48 a.m. and there are 5 services throughout the day. The final train leaves just before 8 p.m.
All direct trains from London to Bradford depart from London Kings Cross. Kings Cross is one of the capital's major departure points and is in the northern part of the city. It is connected to all parts of London via the Northern, Victoria, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Piccadilly and Metropolitan lines, as well as local trains that serve south-eastern destinations. The station is also easily accessible via night buses for early or late departure times, and there are many hotels in the area around Kings Cross as well.
Bradford was one of the most important cities in the Industrial Revolution, with thousands of textile factories at the beginning of the 20th century. Nowadays, it has reinvented itself with attractions like the National Media Museum and historical sights like the beautiful Alhambra Theatre. Trains from London to Bradford arrive at both Bradford Interchange and Forster Square stations. Both stations are connected to the city centre via a free bus service which leaves every 10 minutes and runs from 7 a.m. until around 7:30 p.m. There are no night buses, however, so cabs will be a good idea if you are arriving late at night.
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When taking the train from London to Bradford, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your journey can end in train stations such as Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria and arrive in Bradford Interchange.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Bradford, called Bradford Interchange, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.
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