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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 from Bradford to Edinburgh

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £73
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £73 • 3 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 159 miles (257 km) by coach or train to Edinburgh from Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bradford to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bradford to Edinburgh
Travel to Edinburgh 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 Bradford to Edinburgh.
How do you get from Bradford to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways to travel between Bradford and Edinburgh including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bradford to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way from Bradford to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is generally £56 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £73 from Bradford to Edinburgh.

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

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Bradford is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 32 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 9 h 5 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Bradford to Edinburgh?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bradford to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Bradford to Edinburgh is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Bradford and in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers catch 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 get me from Bradford to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bradford to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Bradford to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £17.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Edinburgh by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Bradford to Edinburgh for £73 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Edinburgh from Bradford?
Looking to extend your trip from Bradford to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Bradford to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Bradford to Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £17 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £73 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.