Bolton to Bradford by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 24m
  • Distance
    51 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bolton to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Bradford take around 1 hour and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Bradford?

Journeys between Bolton and Bradford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Bolton 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 45 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bolton to Bradford?

The Bolton to Bradford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bolton to Bradford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:22 and the last train is around 22:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 06:12, and the last at 22:19.

When to book Bolton 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 Bolton to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Bradford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bolton to Bradford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.