Retford to Bradford by train

  • First train
    06:13
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 17m
  • Distance
    75 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Retford to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Retford to Bradford take around 1 hour and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 75 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Retford and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Retford to Bradford?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Retford 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 24 departures.

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

The Retford to Bradford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Retford around 06:14 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Retford around 06:13, and the last at 23:17.

When to book Retford 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 Retford to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Retford and Bradford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.