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from Cardiff to Bradford

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Travel Information to Bradford from Cardiff

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 10 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $98 (€80) • 4 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 170 miles (274 km) between Cardiff and Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Bradford.

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Travel from Cardiff to Bradford
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 Cardiff to Bradford.
How do I reach Bradford from Cardiff?

There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Bradford: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Cardiff to Bradford?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Bradford is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Bradford:

A bus is generally $85 (€70) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $98 (€80) from Cardiff to Bradford.

What is the quickest way from Cardiff to Bradford?

The fastest way from Cardiff to Bradford is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bradford that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 40 min.

How many miles from Cardiff to Bradford would I travel?

The distance from Cardiff to Bradford is approximately 170 miles (274 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cardiff to Bradford?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Bradford is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cardiff to Bradford?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).
  • Most travelers board their train from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bradford Interchange.
Which travel companies can get me from Cardiff to Bradford?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Bradford by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cardiff to Bradford for $12 (€10).
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Bradford by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Cardiff to Bradford tickets on Omio for $98 (€80).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Cardiff to Bradford ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Cardiff to Bradford? Many Omio customers who go from Cardiff to Bradford usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Birmingham from Bradford, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Cardiff and Bradford online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $12 (€10) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $98 (€80) one way on average.

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

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