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Reading to Bradford by train
Fastest journey3hr 58m
Trains per day63
Avg. journey time4hr 49m
Travelling from Reading to Bradford by train
Fast trains from Reading to Bradford take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 265 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Bradford.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Bradford?
Journeys between Reading and Bradford usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 64 departures on the route from Reading to Bradford 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 69 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Bradford?
The Reading to Bradford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Bradford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 06:15 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 04:40, and the last at 00:04.
When to book Reading to Bradford 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 Reading to Bradford by train.
Which train companies operate between Reading and Bradford?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Bradford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- 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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