Darlington to Bradford by train

  • First train
    06:03
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 26m
  • Distance
    82 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 37m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Darlington to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Darlington to Bradford take around 1 hour and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 82 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Darlington and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Darlington to Bradford?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Darlington 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 48 departures.

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

The Darlington to Bradford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Darlington around 06:03 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Darlington around 07:36, and the last at 21:33.

When to book Darlington 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 Darlington to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Darlington and Bradford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Bradford to Darlington by train

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Child and youth passengers

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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.

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