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from Bradford to Edinburgh

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

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Travel Information between Bradford and Edinburgh

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£44 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £44 • 3 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 159 miles (257 km) by coach or train between Bradford and Edinburgh. A train is best for those looking to save money on this journey, with tickets costing about £44. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Bradford to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bradford to Edinburgh

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FAQs

How do I travel between Bradford and Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Edinburgh from Bradford. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bradford to Edinburgh?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bradford to Edinburgh, which costs on average £44.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A train is about £10 less than a coach, which costs on average £54 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Bradford to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Bradford is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 50 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 32 min.

How far is it from Bradford to Edinburgh?

You should expect to travel around 159 miles (257 km) from Bradford to Edinburgh.

How many services a day are there to Edinburgh from Bradford?

The average frequency per day from Bradford to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When going from Bradford to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Bradford and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bradford Interchange to Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bradford to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Bradford by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £54 with National Express from Bradford to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Edinburgh from Bradford with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Bradford to Edinburgh tickets for £44 on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Bradford to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Edinburgh with with 25 direct trains per day.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Bradford to Edinburgh?

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

How early should I purchase tickets to Edinburgh from Bradford online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £54 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £44 one way.

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