Salford to Bradford by train

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    23:56
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 4m
  • Distance
    48 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Salford to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Salford to Bradford take around 1 hour and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 48 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salford and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Salford to Bradford?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Salford 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 25 departures.

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

The Salford to Bradford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Salford around 06:40 and the last train is around 23:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salford around 05:53, and the last at 22:06.

When to book Salford 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 Salford to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Salford and Bradford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Salford 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.