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Travel Information to Bradford from London

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$13 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€49) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Grand Central Trains

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 171 miles (276 km) to Bradford from London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, British Airways or Grand Central Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Bradford.

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from London to Bradford

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

Our recommendation

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

London North Eastern Railway
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:48AMBradford Interchange (BDI)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:48AMBradford Interchange (BDI)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:15AMBradford Interchange (BDI)
1 transfer
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London North Eastern Railway
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:48AMBradford Interchange (BDI)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:15AMBradford Interchange (BDI)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:30AMBradford Interchange (BDI)
1 transfer

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Travel on National Express, FlixBus and CrossCountry travel to Bradford from London at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel to Bradford from London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Bradford travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

        FAQs: Travel from London 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 London to Bradford.

        You can get from London to Bradford 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Bradford from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€11).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Bradford:

        Taking a bus costs $43 (€37) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $56 (€49).

        A bus is $42 (€37) less than a train with an average ticket price of $55 (€48) from London to Bradford.

        The fastest way from London to Bradford is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

        There are alternative travel options to Bradford that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 45 min of travel time.

        Getting to Bradford by train takes 2 h 36 min on average.

        The distance from London to Bradford is approximately 171 miles (276 km).

        The average frequency per day from London to Bradford is:

        • 3 buses per day.
        • 25 trains a day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Bradford, Interchange Station.
        • Trains mostly depart from London Euston and arrive in Bradford Interchange.

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

        • You can go to Bradford from London by bus with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $13 (€11) with FlixBus from London to Bradford on Omio.
        • You can go to Bradford from London by plane with British Airways, Azul, Flybe or Aer Lingus. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $56 (€49) with British Airways from London to Bradford on Omio.
        • You can travel to Bradford from London by train with Grand Central Trains, East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail (3) or CrossCountry. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $55 (€48) with Grand Central Trains from London to Bradford.

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

        • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Bradford with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus.
        • You can find 2 direct trains per day to Bradford with Grand Central Trains.

        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 route.

        Your trip from London to Bradford doesn't have to end in Bradford. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds or Stockport. If you’d like to add Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds or Stockport to your London to Bradford tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bradford today!
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