Bradford to Birmingham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Bradford to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Bradford to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 146 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bradford and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Bradford to Birmingham?
Journeys between Bradford and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 60 departures on the route from Bradford to Birmingham 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 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bradford to Birmingham?
The Bradford to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bradford to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Bradford around 05:31 and the last train is around 00:39.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bradford around 05:26, and the last at 00:39.
What's the Bradford to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bradford to Birmingham are $21.28.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $24 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $31. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bradford to Birmingham 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 Bradford to Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bradford and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bradford to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- Northern Rail
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Birmingham to Bradford by train