Cheltenham to Bradford by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m
  • Distance
    212 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cheltenham to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Cheltenham to Bradford take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cheltenham and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Cheltenham to Bradford?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Cheltenham 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 23 departures.

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

The Cheltenham to Bradford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Cheltenham around 07:10 and the last train is around 20:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cheltenham around 07:08, and the last at 21:59.

When to book Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cheltenham and Bradford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • UK Rail Connections

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.