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Bradford to Edinburgh

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  1. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 3
    07:21
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 3
    07:41
    Leeds
    Platform 8D
    07:51
    Leeds
    Platform 11B
    10:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Bradford Forster Square
    Platform 3
    07:30
    Bradford Forster Square
    Platform 3
    07:55
    Leeds
    Platform 6C estimated
    08:08
    Leeds
    Platform 11D estimated
    11:06
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8E estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8E estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    07:37
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    08:00
    Leeds
    Platform 11B estimated
    08:14
    Leeds
    Platform 15 estimated
    08:36
    York
    Platform 11
    08:55
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    11:22
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    08:30
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    08:53
    Leeds
    Platform 9D estimated
    09:08
    Leeds
    Platform 9 estimated
    12:04
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Bradford Forster Square
    Platform 1
    08:31
    Bradford Forster Square
    Platform 1
    08:59
    Leeds
    Platform 12D estimated
    09:14
    Leeds
    Platform 15 estimated
    09:36
    York
    Platform 11 estimated
    09:54
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    12:20
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    09:30
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    09:52
    Leeds
    Platform 9D estimated
    10:08
    Leeds
    Platform 9D estimated
    13:02
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    10:30
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    10:52
    Leeds
    Platform 8D estimated
    11:08
    Leeds
    Platform 8D estimated
    14:07
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 1
    11:31
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 1
    11:52
    Leeds
    Platform 8D estimated
    12:08
    Leeds
    Platform 9D estimated
    15:08
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8E estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8E estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    12:07
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 4
    13:01
    York
    Platform 10 estimated
    13:20
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    15:49
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 2
    12:31
    Bradford Interchange
    Platform 2
    12:52
    Leeds
    Platform 8B estimated
    13:08
    Leeds
    Platform 8D estimated
    16:06
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Bradford to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £18.30
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Bradford to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between Bradford and Edinburgh is . On an average weekday, there are 72 trains travelling from Bradford to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Bradford to Edinburgh by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Bradford to Edinburgh cost?

    Train tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh can start from as little as £18.30 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Bradford to Edinburgh?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Bradford to Edinburgh without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Bradford to Edinburgh.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Bradford and Edinburgh?

    The distance between Bradford and Edinburgh is 159 miles.

    Distance: 159 miles
  • What time is the first train from Bradford to Edinburgh?

    The first train from Bradford to Edinburgh departs at .

    What time is the last train from Bradford to Edinburgh?

    The last train from Bradford to Edinburgh departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Bradford to Edinburgh timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Bradford to Edinburgh for Monday 27th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
07:2110:523h 31m, 1 change
07:3011:063h 36m, 1 change
07:3711:223h 45m, 2 changes
08:3012:043h 34m, 1 change
08:3112:203h 49m, 2 changes
09:3013:023h 32m, 1 change
10:3014:073h 37m, 1 change
11:3115:083h 37m, 1 change
12:0715:493h 42m, 1 change
12:3116:063h 35m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Edinburgh to Bradford.

How to find cheap train tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh

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from£29
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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.