How to travel from Edinburgh to Bradford

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from Edinburgh to Bradford

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

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Bradford on Apr 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:05AMEdinburgh Waverley3h42 01:47PMBradford Forster Square
2 transfers
09:55AMEdinburgh9h50 07:45PMBradford
1 transfer
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09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley3h45 01:15PMBradford Interchange
1 transfer
06:25AMEdinburgh9h55 04:20PMBradford
1 transfer
08:07AMEdinburgh Waverley3h41 11:48AMBradford Interchange
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Bradford

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $108
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 6 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€44) • 3 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 159 miles (257 km) by bus, flight or train to Bradford from Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Bradford.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Bradford

Travel Tips: 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 Edinburgh to Bradford.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Edinburgh to Bradford. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bradford from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bradford:

Taking a bus is about $79 (€70) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $108 (€95) for this route.

A bus is $22 (€19) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Bradford costing on average $50 (€44).

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Bradford is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 29 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 18 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Bradford by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Bradford is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Edinburgh and Bradford as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Bradford, Interchange Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Edinburgh Waverley and tend to arrive in Bradford Interchange.

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

  • You can travel to Bradford from Edinburgh by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€25) with National Express from Edinburgh to Bradford.
  • You can take a flight from Edinburgh to Bradford with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for $108 (€95) with British Airways from Edinburgh to Bradford.
  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Bradford with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€44) with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Bradford.

Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Bradford with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with with 1 direct bus per day.

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

Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Bradford often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bradford and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $28 (€25) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $108 (€95) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $50 (€44) one way.

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

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