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Chester to Bradford by train
Fastest journey2hr 6m
Trains per day30
Avg. journey time2hr 56m
Travelling from Chester to Bradford by train
Fast trains from Chester to Bradford take around 2 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Bradford.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Bradford?
Journeys between Chester and Bradford usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Chester to Bradford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Bradford?
The Chester to Bradford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to Bradford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 05:38 and the last train is around 21:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 06:13, and the last at 22:48.
When to book Chester to Bradford train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Chester to Bradford by train.
Which train companies operate between Chester and Bradford?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Bradford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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