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The train from Bradford to York usually takes 1 hour 53 minutes on average to travel 29 miles (47 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 49 minutes. You can expect to find 18 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to York, 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, TransPennine Express or CrossCountry, as these are the main train operators on this route.
You can save money on train tickets from Bradford to York if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £5.50. 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.
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The average journey time by train between Bradford and York is 53 minutes, with around 18 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Bradford to York is 49 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Bradford to York can start from as little as £5.50 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bradford to York without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Bradford to York each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Bradford to York leaves at 06:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Bradford to York leaves at 23:05. 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.
Trains travelling from Bradford to York cover a distance of around 29 miles (47 km) during the journey.
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 to York is right for you.
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.
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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.