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from Leicester to Bradford

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

Our recommendation

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

18:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h55 22:50Bradford
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18:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h55 22:50Bradford
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11:14Leicester3h01 14:15Bradford Interchange
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10:15Leicester3h22 13:37Bradford Interchange
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24 Oct
£62Cross Country
25 Oct
£62Cross Country
£11National Express
26 Oct
£62Cross Country
£9National Express

Travel Information between Leicester and Bradford

distanceDistance83 miles (134 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 83 miles (134 km) between Leicester and Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leicester to Bradford.

Travel Tips

Travel from Leicester 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 Leicester to Bradford.
How do I go from Leicester to Bradford?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Leicester and Bradford. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Leicester to Bradford?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Leicester to Bradford. Tickets for a coach cost on average £9.

This is compared to other travel options to Bradford:

A coach is about £13 less than a train, which costs on average £21 for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel from Leicester to Bradford is by train, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

How many miles from Leicester to Bradford would I travel?

The distance between Leicester and Bradford is around 83 miles (134 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Bradford is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).
  • Trains most often depart from Leicester at Leicester and arrive in Bradford at Bradford Interchange.
Which travel companies can get me from Leicester to Bradford?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bradford by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Leicester to Bradford tickets on Omio for £9.
  • Cross Country can get you to Bradford by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Leicester to Bradford for £21 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Leicester to Bradford?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Bradford with National Express.
  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Bradford with.

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 book tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Leicester to Bradford?
Omio customers who travel from Leicester to Bradford often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bradford and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Leicester to Bradford ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £9 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £21 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Leicester 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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