The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Bradford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||171 miles (276 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$6 (€6)|
|Train frequency||35 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Grand Central Trains, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from London to Bradford cover the 171 miles (276 km) long route taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Grand Central Trains, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $6 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bradford Interchange.
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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.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Bradford, your train can arrive in train stations including Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Bradford Interchange.
Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bradford Interchange and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (515 m) from the train station to the city center in Bradford.
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