Bradford to Rotherham by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    00:39
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 21m
  • Distance
    48 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bradford to Rotherham by train

Fast trains from Bradford to Rotherham take around 1 hour and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 48 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bradford and Rotherham.

1. Are there direct trains from Bradford to Rotherham?

Journeys between Bradford and Rotherham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Bradford to Rotherham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

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

The Bradford to Rotherham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rotherham is usually scheduled to depart Bradford around 06:30 and the last train is around 00:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bradford around 05:58, and the last at 00:31.

When to book Bradford to Rotherham 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 Rotherham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bradford and Rotherham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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.