You can get from Leeds to Bradford by train, bus or flight.
To get from Leeds to Bradford on 17 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||8 miles (13 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£3 - £3|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £3 • 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £3 • 18 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Northern Rail|
Travel 8 miles (13 km) by coach or train from Leeds to Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leeds to Bradford.
Just 24 kilometres separate these two historic West Yorkshire cities, so both trains and buses are plentiful and quick. The train journey takes just 20 minutes, and with two lines operating services from Leeds Central to Bradford (City Centre) Interchange, there is sure to be a train running every few minutes from the early hours of each morning until late at night. The bus journey takes a little longer, at between 25-40 minutes, but buses are also plentiful. Travel is possible at any time of the day and buses continue to run throughout the night.
The bus route is operated by National Express. Buses run directly between the two cities, with no need to change. Many buses stop at Leeds Bradford Airport. Traveller comfort is assured with reclining leather seats, air conditioning, toilet facilities and mobile charging points. This is a 24 hour service, with up to three buses running each hour throughout the day.
Trains between Leeds Central and Bradford Interchange are operated by both West Yorkshire Metro and Northern. The first train from Leeds leaves at 5.08 a.m. Trains are plentiful, running every 5-10 minutes throughout the day, with the last train departing Leeds at 11.20 p.m. All trains are direct.
There are 2 travel options from Leeds to Bradford: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leeds to Bradford, which costs on average £3.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bradford:
A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £3 from Leeds to Bradford.
The fastest way to get to Bradford from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 18 min.
There are alternative travel options to Bradford that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Bradford by coach can take on average 25 min.
You should expect to travel around 8 miles (13 km) from Leeds to Bradford.
The average frequency per day from Leeds to Bradford is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Leeds to Bradford as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Leeds to Bradford:
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But we recommend booking Leeds 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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