Derby to Bradford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    00:51
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 48m

Travelling from Derby to Bradford by train

The fastest trains from Derby to Bradford take around 1 hour and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 99 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Bradford.

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Derby 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. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 05:56 and the last train is around 00:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 05:56, and the last at 00:45.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Derby 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 Derby to Bradford by train.

Which trains operate between Derby and Bradford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • 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 rail 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.

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