How to travel from Bristol to Bradford

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Travel Information between Bristol and Bradford

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$101 - $13
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $101 (€88) • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Travel 165 miles (266 km) by train or bus between Bristol and Bradford. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Bristol to Bradford.

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How to get from Bristol to Bradford by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Bristol to Bradford is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best route from Bristol to Bradford with Omio's travel partners National Express, FlixBus and CrossCountry! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Bradford from Bristol. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Bristol to Bradford

      FAQs: Travel 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 Bristol to Bradford.

      There are 2 travel options between Bristol and Bradford. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bradford is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Bradford:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is () less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Bristol to Bradford costing on average ().

      Taking a bus costs $89 (€77) less than taking a train, which costs on average $101 (€88) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel to Bradford from Bristol is by train, which takes on average 3 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 20 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 165 miles (266 km) between Bristol and Bradford.

      The average frequency per day from Bristol to Bradford is:

      • 6 buses a day.
      • 10 trains a day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bristol to Bradford:

      • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Bristol to Bradford depart from Bristol, Airport Bus Station to Bradford, Nelson Street (Police Station).
      • Most travelers catch their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Bradford Interchange.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Bradford:

      • You can take a bus from Bristol to Bradford with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€11) with FlixBus from Bristol to Bradford.
      • You can go to Bradford from Bristol by train with CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for $101 (€88) with CrossCountry from Bristol to Bradford on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to Bradford with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You'll find direct ferries with.
      • You'll find direct flights with.
      • You can take a direct train with.

      Direct services to Bradford tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Many of our customers traveling from Bristol to Bradford don't make Bradford their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bradford are London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds or Stockport, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bradford to any of these top destinations today!

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