The cheapest buses from London to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£8

Average

£13

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Bradford will cost around £ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.

Cheapest
17:30London5h15 22:45Bradford
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£81One-way
13:30London5h05 18:35Bradford
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£91One-way
16:00London5h20 21:20Bradford
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£91One-way
12:00London4h55 16:55Bradford
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£121One-way
08:00London5h05 13:05Bradford
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£151One-way

Timetable London to Bradford

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08:00London5h05 13:05Bradford
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10:30London4h55 15:25Bradford
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12:00London4h55 16:55Bradford
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13:30London5h05 18:35Bradford
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16:00London5h20 21:20Bradford
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17:30London5h15 22:45Bradford
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23:59London6h26 06:25Bradford
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
20 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£8National Express
£66British Airways
Thu
21 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£115British Airways
Fri
22 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£144British Airways
Sat
23 Oct
£82London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£76British Airways
Sun
24 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£110British Airways
Mon
25 Oct
£100London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£59British Airways
Tue
26 Oct
£100London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£119British Airways
Wed
27 Oct
£101London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£102British Airways
Thu
28 Oct
£101London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£85British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£90British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£134London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£59British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£44London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£53British Airways
Mon
1 Nov
£101London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£76British Airways
Tue
2 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£69British Airways
Wed
3 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£55British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£57British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£59British Airways
Sat
6 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£55British Airways
Sun
7 Nov
£65London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£53British Airways
Mon
8 Nov
£82London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£55British Airways

The fastest buses from London to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 55 m

Average

5 h 17 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

277 km

Of the 7 buses that leave London for Bradford every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 277 km distance in an average of 5 h 17 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 26 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

12:00London4h55 16:55Bradford
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£121One-way
10:30London4h55 15:25Bradford
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£151One-way
08:00London5h05 13:05Bradford
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£151One-way
13:30London5h05 18:35Bradford
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£91One-way
17:30London5h15 22:45Bradford
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£81One-way

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Coach Information between London and Bradford

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from London to Bradford cover the 171 miles (276 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

Coach companies

National Express London – Bradford

Find the best coaches from London to Bradford with Omio's travel partners National Express from £6. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from London to Bradford, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £8

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between London and Bradford:

  • 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.

Buses from London to Bradford: Journey Details

Buses from London to Bradford are operated by National Express coaches who provide a choice of 12 direct services a day. The first coach departs London early morning with the rest leaving at approximately two-hourly​ intervals until late evening. Journey time on buses from London to Bradford is approximately 5-6 hours.

Taking the Bus from London

Coach services for London to Bradford depart from London Victoria Coach Station. Located right next to London Victoria Rail and Underground stations in southwest London, it's easy to reach the coach terminus via tube, rail or bus followed by a short walk. Journey time via tube from Central London is less than 15 minutes with tubes running from 5:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Outside of these times travelers can board a number of night buses which terminate at London Victoria.

Getting into Bradford by Bus

The historic city of Bradford lends much of it's magnificence to its heritage as the Wool Capital of the World, becoming prominent during the industrial revolution. Historical buildings of note include much of the Victorian town centre such as the Italianate City Hall as well as a number of medieval buildings. Today Bradford is a cosmopolitan city that's more famous for film production than wool, earning its title of UNESCO City of Film in 2009. Coaches from London arrive at Bradford Interchange which is located at the very heart of the city centre. The interchange is the city's main transport hub for bus, rail and coach services, making it an easy place to find onward travel from. Bus and rail services cease operating around 11:00 p.m. and after this time passengers will find a choice of taxis stationed at the interchange for onward travel.

Travel Tips

Buses from London 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 London to Bradford.
FAQs
How much do cheap coaches from London to Bradford cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Bradford from London for the next 7 days starting from £6  one way.
What is the average cost of a coach from London to Bradford?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between London and Bradford is £7  one way.
How far is it from London to Bradford by coach?
The distance from London to Bradford by coach is approximately 171 miles (276 km).
How long is the coach between London and Bradford?
The London to Bradford coach duration is on average 4 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 171 miles (276 km) to Bradford from London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station from London to Bradford do I depart from? Which Bradford coach station from London do I arrive in?

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

Where is the departure coach station in London located? Where is the arrival coach station in Bradford located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival coach station, Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange), is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Bradford.

Which coach companies should I travel with from London to Bradford?
Take the London to Bradford coach with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Bradford from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct coaches to Bradford from London?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from London to Bradford with Flixbus or National Express  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
When can I take the first coach from London to Bradford? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The first coach from London to Bradford leaves at 10: 00   and the last coach for this leaves at 19: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from London to Bradford schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between London and Bradford to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets between London and Bradford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £7 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from London to Bradford a few months in advance.

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