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from Birmingham to Bradford

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

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26 Oct
£78Cross Country
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£78Cross Country
£10National Express
28 Oct
£78Cross Country
£11National Express
29 Oct
£78Cross Country
30 Oct
£78Cross Country
£9National Express
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£78Cross Country
1 Nov
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5 Nov
£78Cross Country
£8National Express
6 Nov
£78Cross Country
£8National Express
7 Nov
£78Cross Country
£8National Express

Travel Information between Birmingham and Bradford

distanceDistance91 miles (146 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £39
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £39 • 2 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 91 miles (146 km) by coach or train from Birmingham to Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Bradford.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Bradford.
What are my Birmingham to Bradford travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Bradford: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bradford?

The cheapest way from Birmingham to Bradford is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £8 compared to other travel options to Bradford:

A coach is about £31 less than a train, which costs on average £39 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Bradford?

The fastest way from Birmingham to Bradford is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 27 min.

Other travel options to Bradford from Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

How many miles are between Birmingham and Bradford

You should expect to travel around 91 miles (146 km) from Birmingham to Bradford.

How many services a day are there between Birmingham and Bradford?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Bradford is:

  • Around 10 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Bradford as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Birmingham to Bradford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Bradford:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Birmingham to Bradford depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bradford Interchange.
Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Bradford?

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

  • You can travel to Bradford from Birmingham by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £8 with National Express from Birmingham to Bradford.
  • You can travel from Birmingham to Bradford by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £39 with Cross Country from Birmingham to Bradford.
Is there a direct service to Bradford from Birmingham?

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

  • You can find 10 direct coaches per day to take to Bradford with Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Bradford with with direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bradford tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Birmingham to Bradford?
Your journey from Birmingham to Bradford doesn't have to end in Bradford. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Birmingham to Bradford trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bradford today!
When should I buy a ticket between Birmingham and Bradford online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £8 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £39 one way.

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