Southampton to Bradford by train

  • First train
    04:52
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 50m
  • Distance
    317 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 55m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Southampton to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Bradford take around 4 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 317 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Bradford?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Southampton 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 35 departures.

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

The Southampton to Bradford train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 04:52 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Southampton 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 Southampton to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Bradford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express

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.