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Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross by train

It takes an average of 2h 52m to travel from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross by train, over a distance of around 170 miles (274 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross and tickets for this journey start from £16 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 35m
PriceFrom £16
Distance170 miles (274 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train05:55
Last train15:59
Departure stationBradford Interchange
Arrival stationLondon Kings Cross
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGrand Central Railway

Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross for Tuesday 23rd August 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:31 13:31 3h 0m, 1 change
11:07 14:01 2h 54m, 1 change
11:23 14:31 3h 8m, 1 change
12:08 15:01 2h 53m, 1 change
12:31 15:31 3h 0m, 1 change
13:07 16:01 2h 54m, 1 change
13:22 16:33 3h 11m, 1 change
14:08 17:03 2h 55m, 1 change
14:31 17:31 3h 0m, 1 change
14:50 18:08 3h 18m, direct

About the train journey from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross

Want to travel from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross usually takes 3 hours 44 minutes on average to travel 170 miles (274 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 35 minutes. You can expect to find 8 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to London Kings Cross, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. During your journey, you're likely to be travelling with London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or Hull Trains, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £16.00. You can also travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends – or get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you want to know more about the journey, scroll up for timetables and live train times, or keep reading for tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross take?

The average journey time by train between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross is 2 hours and 52 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross is 2 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross cost?

Train ticket prices from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross leave?

The first train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross leaves at 05:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross leave?

The last train from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross leaves at 15:59. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross by train?

Trains travelling from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross cover a distance of around 170 miles (274 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange.

Cheap train tickets from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross

Train tickets from Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross start at £16 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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