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from Bradford to Edinburgh

You can get from Bradford to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bradford to Edinburgh on Dec 5 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00PMBradford10h40 08:40AMEdinburgh
2 changes
$801One-way
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10:00PMBradford10h40 08:40AMEdinburgh
2 changes
$801One-way
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09:14AMBradford Interchange3h45 12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1721One-way
10:25AMBradford Forster Square3h53 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1721One-way
10:54AMBradford Interchange4h04 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1721One-way

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Sat
Dec 4
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$87National Express
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Sun
Dec 5
$172Cross Country
$80National Express
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Mon
Dec 6
$58London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
$241British Airways
Thu
Dec 9
$47London North Eastern Railway
$75National Express
$226British Airways
Fri
Dec 10
$158Avanti West Coast
$76National Express
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Sat
Dec 11
$83London North Eastern Railway
$71National Express
$133British Airways
Sun
Dec 12
$59London North Eastern Railway
$72National Express
$134British Airways
Mon
Dec 13
$171Cross Country
$42National Express
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Tue
Dec 14
$47London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
Dec 15
$171Cross Country
$42National Express
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Thu
Dec 16
$171Cross Country
$24National Express
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Sat
Dec 18
$83Cross Country
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Sun
Dec 19
$59London North Eastern Railway
$73National Express
$226British Airways
Mon
Dec 20
$34London North Eastern Railway
$45National Express
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Tue
Dec 21
$171Cross Country
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Thu
Dec 23
$174Avanti West Coast
$90National Express
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Fri
Dec 24
$59London North Eastern Railway
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$269British Airways

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Bradford

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $99
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $99 (€83) • 3 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 159 miles (257 km) from Bradford to Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bradford to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
How do I get from Bradford to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Bradford to Edinburgh. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Bradford to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Bradford is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A bus is generally $76 (€64) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $99 (€83) from Bradford to Edinburgh.

What is the quickest way from Bradford to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Bradford is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 32 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 5 min.

How far is it from Bradford to Edinburgh?

The distance from Bradford to Edinburgh is approximately 159 miles (257 km).

How many services a day are there between Bradford and Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Bradford to Edinburgh is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bradford to Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Bradford to Edinburgh, what are the departure and arrival points in Bradford and Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bradford to Edinburgh:

  • Buses from Bradford to Edinburgh most often leave from Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bradford Interchange and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can take me from Bradford to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bradford to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Bradford to Edinburgh for $23 (€19) on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Edinburgh by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Bradford to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $99 (€83).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Bradford to Edinburgh ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Bradford to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Bradford to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Edinburgh from Bradford online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bradford to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $23 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $99 (€83) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.