Luton to Bradford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:04
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 36m

Travelling from Luton to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Luton to Bradford take around 3 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 232 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Bradford.

Are there direct trains from Luton to Bradford?

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

We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Luton 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 45 departures.

How long is the train journey from Luton to Bradford?

The Luton to Bradford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Luton to Bradford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 04:04 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 04:36, and the last at 23:27.

When to book Luton 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 Luton to Bradford by train.

Which train companies operate between Luton and Bradford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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 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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