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Cardiff to Bradford by train
Fastest journey4hr 36m
Trains per day56
Avg. journey time5hr 30m
Travelling from Cardiff to Bradford by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Bradford take around 4 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 276 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Bradford.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Bradford?
Journeys between Cardiff and Bradford usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Cardiff to Bradford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 59 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Bradford?
The Cardiff to Bradford train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Bradford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:30 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:12.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Bradford by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Bradford?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Bradford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Railway
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- Great Western Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- 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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