The cheapest buses from London to Bradford

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$9

Average

$19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Bradford will cost around $ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

2nd Cheapest
02:30PMLondon4h55 07:25PMBradford
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$91One-way
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05:30PMLondon5h00 10:30PMBradford
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$91One-way
04:00PMLondon5h05 09:05PMBradford
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$121One-way
07:30PMLondon4h45 12:15AMBradford
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$121One-way
11:59PMLondon6h26 06:25AMBradford
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$171One-way

Timetable London to Bradford

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08:00AMLondon5h05 01:05PMBradford
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09:30AMLondon4h55 02:25PMBradford
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10:30AMLondon4h55 03:25PMBradford
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11:30AMLondon4h55 04:25PMBradford
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02:30PMLondon4h55 07:25PMBradford
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04:00PMLondon5h05 09:05PMBradford
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05:30PMLondon5h00 10:30PMBradford
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07:30PMLondon4h45 12:15AMBradford
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11:59PMLondon6h26 06:25AMBradford
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Sat
Sep 25
$58Grand Central Trains
$8Flixbus
$543British Airways
Sun
Sep 26
$115London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$488British Airways
Mon
Sep 27
$114London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
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Tue
Sep 28
$115London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
Sep 29
$62London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$192British Airways
Thu
Sep 30
$74London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$166British Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$74London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$331British Airways
Sat
Oct 2
$23Grand Central Trains
$8Flixbus
$356British Airways
Sun
Oct 3
$62London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$166British Airways
Mon
Oct 4
$115London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$87British Airways
Tue
Oct 5
$140London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$105British Airways
Wed
Oct 6
$114London North Eastern Railway
$7Flixbus
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Thu
Oct 7
$140London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$105British Airways
Fri
Oct 8
$62London North Eastern Railway
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Oct 9
$23Grand Central Trains
$7Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 10
$62London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$96British Airways
Mon
Oct 11
$115London North Eastern Railway
$7Flixbus
$91British Airways
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Oct 12
$114London North Eastern Railway
$7Flixbus
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Oct 13
$114London North Eastern Railway
$7Flixbus
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Oct 14
$140London North Eastern Railway
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$91British Airways

The fastest buses from London to Bradford

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

5 h 6 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

277 km

Of the 9 buses that leave London for Bradford every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 277 km distance in an average of 5 h 6 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 26 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

07:30PMLondon4h45 12:15AMBradford
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$121One-way
09:30AMLondon4h55 02:25PMBradford
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$291One-way
10:30AMLondon4h55 03:25PMBradford
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$291One-way
11:30AMLondon4h55 04:25PMBradford
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$181One-way
02:30PMLondon4h55 07:25PMBradford
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$91One-way

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Bus Information between London and Bradford

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from London to Bradford cover the 171 miles (276 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $9 (€7), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $8 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

Bus companies

National Express between London and Bradford

Buy your official National Express bus tickets between London and Bradford from $8 (€6) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from London to Bradford? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on buses from London to Bradford. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 171 miles (276 km) between London and Bradford.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the London to Bradford bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between London and Bradford:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from London to Bradford: Journey Details

Buses from London to Bradford are operated by National Express coaches who provide a choice of 12 direct services a day. The first coach departs London early morning with the rest leaving at approximately two-hourly​ intervals until late evening. Journey time on buses from London to Bradford is approximately 5-6 hours.

Taking the Bus from London

Coach services for London to Bradford depart from London Victoria Coach Station. Located right next to London Victoria Rail and Underground stations in southwest London, it's easy to reach the coach terminus via subway, rail or bus followed by a short walk. Journey time via subway from Central London is less than 15 minutes with subways running from 5:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Outside of these times travelers can board a number of night buses which terminate at London Victoria.

Getting into Bradford by Bus

The historic city of Bradford lends much of it's magnificence to its heritage as the Wool Capital of the World, becoming prominent during the industrial revolution. Historical buildings of note include much of the Victorian town centre such as the Italianate City Hall as well as a number of medieval buildings. Today Bradford is a cosmopolitan city that's more famous for film production than wool, earning its title of UNESCO City of Film in 2009. Coaches from London arrive at Bradford Interchange which is located at the very heart of the city centre. The interchange is the city's main transport hub for bus, rail and coach services, making it an easy place to find onward travel from. Bus and rail services cease operating around 11:00 p.m. and after this time passengers will find a choice of cabs stationed at the interchange for onward travel.

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FAQs
How much do cheap buses from London to Bradford cost?
Bus tickets from London to Bradford for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $8 (€6)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Bradford from London?
The bus price between London and Bradford is on average $9 (€7)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from London to Bradford by bus?
The distance between London and Bradford by bus is approximately 171 miles (276 km).
How long is the bus ride to Bradford from London?
While the time it takes to travel 171 miles (276 km) to Bradford from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Bradford bus journey time is on average 4 h 5 min.
Which bus station from London to Bradford do I depart from? Which Bradford bus station from London do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

Where do I find the London bus station to Bradford? Where is the Bradford bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival bus station, Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange), is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Bradford.

What bus providers go from London to Bradford?
Take the London to Bradford bus with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey from London to Bradford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct buses from London to Bradford?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from London to Bradford on Omio with Flixbus or National Express, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
When can I take the first bus from London to Bradford? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus for this route departs from London at 8: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from London at 7: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from London to Bradford and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy London to Bradford bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from London to Bradford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $9 (€7) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between London and Bradford are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Bradford
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City