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Bradford Forster Square Railway Station is one of two major stations serving Bradford, West Yorkshire, with rail connections via the Airedale Line, the Wharfedale Line, and the Leeds-Bradford Line. Northern-operated trains from Bradford Forster Square depart approximately every thirty minutes to Leeds, Skipton, and Ilkley each; during the evening, hourly services run to Skipton and Ilkley only. On Sundays, trains run on an hourly basis to Leeds, Skipton, and Ilkley. Passengers requiring connections to long-distance trains for Morecambe and Carlisle should change at Shipley. Additionally, Avanti West Coast operate a single train from Bradford Forster Square on their long-distance route to London Kings Cross.

Station facilities at Bradford Forster Square are extensive, including bicycle storage and parking, a car park, a staffed ticket office as well as self-service ticket machines, waiting rooms, cashpoints, and helpline assistance via telephone. All platforms have seating present for passenger use, and step-free (level) access is available throughout the station.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: part time opening hours
DayOpening Hours
Saturday 06:10 - 19:00
Sunday 08:45 - 18:00
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 06:10 - 19:00
Friday 06:10 - 20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces50
Carpark charges
Daily£4.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces13
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="5 cycle lockers and 8 cycle stand parking spaces">5 cycle lockers and 8 cycle stand parking spaces</span>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

There is only one member of staff at this station. There is level access to all the platforms and ramps are available. Lift available 06:15 - 20:00 Monday to Saturday. 09:00 - 21:00 Sunday. accesible route without having to use lift.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Bradford Forster Square

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bradford Forster Square station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SkiptonNorthern18:412On time
to IlkleyNorthern18:462On time
to LeedsNorthern19:003On time
to SkiptonNorthern19:111On time
to SkiptonNorthern19:412On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern18:373On time
from SkiptonNorthern18:451On time
from IlkleyNorthern18:542On time
from SkiptonNorthern19:192On time
from London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway19:291On time
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