Bradford to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    00:39
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m
  • Distance
    218 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bradford to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Bradford to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 218 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bradford and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Bradford to Cambridge?

Journeys between Bradford and Cambridge usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Bradford to Cambridge every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bradford to Cambridge?

The Bradford to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bradford to Cambridge train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Bradford around 06:22 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bradford around 05:58, and the last at 00:39.

When to book Bradford to Cambridge 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 Bradford to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bradford and Cambridge?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Thameslink

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 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.