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Coach Information between Edinburgh and Bradford

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£23 (€25)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to Bradford cover the 159 miles (257 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £21, but the average price of coach tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

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Coach between Edinburgh and Bradford with National Express

For as little as £21 you can travel by coach between Edinburgh and Bradford with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

Travel hassle-free from Edinburgh to Bradford on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip from Edinburgh to Bradford. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 159 miles (257 km) from Edinburgh to Bradford on the coach and pay as low as £21 for a coach ticket.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches 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 Edinburgh - Bradford coach: 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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Edinburgh to Bradford on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Edinburgh and Bradford and when travelling by coach:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

General Information about the journey from London to Hamburg

Rail services, bus services and flights are all available for those wishing to make the journey from London across to Hamburg, although travel time and price varies considerably depending on the mode of transport that passengers select. Direct flights are available from Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton courtesy of Easyjet, with SAS, Air Berlin and British Airways also offering flights without a change. Deutsche Bahn is the exclusive service available for those wishing to travel by train, whereas National Express cater for those opting to journey by bus.

Buses from London to Hamburg

A single coach service from London across to Hamburg run by National Express typically tends to leave once every day, departing at 7:00 p.m. and arriving in Germany at roughly 2:00 p.m. the next day. A brief change may be required and travel time is usually around eighteen hours total.

Trains from London to Hamburg

Those wishing to travel from the British capital into Hamburg by train can do so via the Bahn services that run up to as many as four times a day. Passengers will be forced to deal with as many as five separate changes in a variety of European locations​, but these often last less than an hour. Total travel time often exceeds ten hours and may be as long as seventeen in some cases.

Flights from London to Hamburg

Easyjet provide the cheapest flights from the British capital into Hamburg, with total travel time usually falling somewhere between four and five hours. A service from Gatwick often runs in the mornings, whereas an afternoon flight tends to depart from Luton in the afternoons. Air Berlin also offer direct morning flights from Heathrow, although their services at alternative airports usually involve a layover.

Travel Tips

Buses from Edinburgh to Bradford
Take the bus 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.
How much do cheap coach tickets to Bradford from Edinburgh cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Edinburgh to Bradford for as little as £21  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Bradford on average?
The Edinburgh to Bradford coach ticket price is on average £23  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Bradford by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Bradford via coach to be approximately 159 miles (257 km).
What is the average Edinburgh to Bradford coach duration?
While the time it takes to travel 159 miles (257 km) from Edinburgh to Bradford can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Edinburgh to Bradford is on average 8 h 25 min.
What station does the Edinburgh to Bradford coach leave from? Which Bradford coach station do I come into from Edinburgh?

When taking a coach from Edinburgh, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. When you arrive in Bradford, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange), Bradford, William Street and Bradford, Bridge Street (stop S15).

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Edinburgh Waverley   to Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

Where is the coach station in Edinburgh? Where is the coach station in Bradford?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange) and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Bradford.

Which coach companies can take me between Edinburgh and Bradford?
Take the Edinburgh to Bradford coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip between Edinburgh and Bradford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first coach from Edinburgh to Bradford? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The first Edinburgh to Bradford coach departs at 07: 20   and the last coach from Edinburgh to Bradford leaves at 07: 20. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Bradford coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy Edinburgh to Bradford coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you book Edinburgh to Bradford coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £23. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Edinburgh and Bradford. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.