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Overview: Bus from London to Bradford

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Megabus

Buses from London to Bradford cover the 171 miles (276 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $9 (€7), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $7 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

Bus companies: National Express from London to Bradford

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from London to Bradford from $7 (€5) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express

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 from London to Bradford, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express bus tickets to Bradford from London, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Bradford from London

    Take the bus to Bradford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Bradford.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap bus tickets to Bradford from London cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from London to Bradford to cost as little as $7 (€5)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a bus to Bradford from London?

    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Bradford bus price to come in at an average of $9 (€7)  one way.

    How far is London to Bradford by bus?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from London to Bradford by bus to be approximately 171 miles (276 km).

    How many hours is the bus time to Bradford from London?

    On average the London to Bradford bus time is 4 h 10 min  covering the 171 miles (276 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the bus from London to Bradford depart from? Which Bradford bus station do I come into from London?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from London Victoria   to Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

    Where is the departure bus station in London located? Where is the arrival bus station in Bradford located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival bus station in Bradford, called Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange), is located around 0.2 miles (292 m) away from its city center.

    What bus companies go from London to Bradford?

    When taking a bus from London to Bradford, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Bradford. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between London and Bradford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

    Are there any direct buses from London to Bradford?

    If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus or National Express. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.

    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 journey departs from London at 8: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from London at 8: 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 far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from London to Bradford to get the best deals?

    If you buy 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.