Cardiff to Bradford bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Cardiff to Bradford

Showing times and prices for May 20


Fastest Journey

10 h


11 h 15 m

Buses per day



275 km

Cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Bradford start from $21 with an average ticket price of $26.

The fastest bus from Cardiff to Bradford takes 10h in comparison to an average duration of 11h 15m and covers a distance of 275 km.

2 buses leave Cardiff for Bradford every day with 2 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Cardiff to Bradford

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$30 (€26)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational Express, Megabus or FlixBus

Buses from Cardiff to Bradford cover the 170 miles (274 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of bus tickets is $30 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Bradford, Nelson Street.

Bus companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from Cardiff to Bradford

National Express, Megabus and FlixBus buses will get you from Cardiff to Bradford from $17 (€14). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Bradford from Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Cardiff to Bradford with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: $78
  • National Express frequency: 4 a day

FAQs: Bus from Cardiff to Bradford

FAQs: Take the bus from Cardiff to Bradford with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Bradford.
Cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Bradford can start from as little as $21 (€18) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Cardiff to Bradford is $30 (€26); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Cardiff to Bradford is 6 h 50 min   to travel the 170 mile (274 km) long route, with around there are 5 buses per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Cardiff to Bradford leaves at 3: 10 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Cardiff to Bradford leaves at 6: 15 PM.
There are 5 buses a day from Cardiff to Bradford which require at least one change with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the journey from Cardiff to Bradford you can take a bus with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Cardiff to Bradford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, North Road (St Josephs Convent) and Cardiff, University. When arriving in Bradford, you can end your trip in bus stations like Bradford, Nelson Street, Bradford, Interchange Station and Bradford, Bridge Street / Vicar Lane.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Bradford, Nelson Street, located 0.3 miles (491 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff to Bradford by bus is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Bradford from Cardiff including taking a train or bus.

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