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London to Bradford bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$11.47
Shortest Duration4h 45m
Trips per day35
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from London to Bradford cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Bradford were $18.22.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Bradford is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from London to Bradford?

The distance between London and Bradford is approximately 172.37 miles, or 277.34 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to Bradford?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Bradford by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from London to Bradford?

On average there are 35 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Bradford, with an average of 34 trips per day and 51 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from London to Bradford. Of the 35 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Bradford.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Bradford start at $61.02.

2 carriers offer London to Bradford bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from London to Bradford from $11.47. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from London to Bradford and you can expect on average to pay $14.37 for a Megabus ticket to Bradford. In London, Megabus departs to Bradford from Victoria Coach Station, In Bradford, Megabus arrives at Hall Ings,

An average trip on Megabus from London to Bradford takes 4 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Bradford in 4 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $12.48 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Bradford.

Avg. Time
4h 50m
Avg. Price
$14.37

National Express

Book National Express from London to Bradford from $13.85. There are 34 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Bradford and you can expect on average to pay $25.95 for a National Express ticket to Bradford. In London, National Express departs to Bradford from Victoria Coach Station and 18 other stations. In Bradford, National Express arrives at Central Coach Station,

An average trip on National Express from London to Bradford takes 6 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bradford in 4 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 49 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $26.27 for a weekend trip to Bradford.

Avg. Time
6h 30m
Avg. Price
$25.95

Plan your next adventure

There are 15 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bradford will depart from these stations in London:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • 405 Mile End Rd
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • Marble Arch Station Park Lane (Stop R)
  • 40 New Kent Rd
  • Portman Sq
  • Mansell St 57
  • Gloucester Place
  • County Hall (Stop F)
  • 144 Southwark St
  • Stockwell
  • Vauxhall Park (Stop V)
Buses arrive in Bradford at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bradford for trips arriving from London:
  • Central Coach Station
  • Hall Ings

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