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from Glasgow to Bradford

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Bradford on 24 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h05 16:45Bradford
1 changes
£331One-way
Cheapest
09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h05 16:45Bradford
1 changes
£331One-way
Other options
23:00Glasgow, Buchanan9h00 08:00Bradford
1 changes
£541One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
24 Oct
£55Northern Rail
£33National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£52Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£45Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£45Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£45Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£52Avanti West Coast
£23National Express

Travel Information between Glasgow and Bradford

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £248
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £127 • 3 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, National Express or Cross Country

Travel 174 miles (280 km) by flight, coach or train from Glasgow to Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are British Airways, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Bradford.

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FAQs
How do I go from Glasgow to Bradford?

You can travel from Glasgow to Bradford 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Bradford from Glasgow?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Bradford, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bradford:

A coach is £232 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Bradford costing on average £248.

A coach journey is usually £112 less than a journey to Bradford by train, which costs on average £127 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Bradford from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 57 min.

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

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In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 5 min   on average.

How far is it from Glasgow to Bradford?

The distance from Glasgow to Bradford is approximately 174 miles (280 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Bradford is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Glasgow? Where do I arrive in Bradford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Bradford:

  • Coaches most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Bradford at Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).
  • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in Bradford Interchange.
Who can get me from Glasgow to Bradford?

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

  • British Airways can get you to Bradford by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Glasgow to Bradford for £248 on Omio.
  • National Express can take you to Bradford by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Glasgow to Bradford for £16.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Bradford by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Glasgow to Bradford tickets on Omio for £127.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to Bradford?
Your journey from Glasgow 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 Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Birmingham to your Glasgow to Bradford trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bradford today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Glasgow to Bradford ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Glasgow to Bradford, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £248 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £127 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Bradford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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