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There are 6 ways to get from Bradford to Armadale by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Edinburgh

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Shipley to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  3. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Armadale, Hunting Lodge

Drive

  1. Drive from Bradford to Armadale

Fly to Edinburgh

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Edinburgh (EDI)

Fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Bradford to Armadale by train

The train journey time between Bradford and Armadale is around 5h 4m and covers a distance of around 260 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 10m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 8m. Operated by Northern Rail, CrossCountry, LNER and others, the Bradford to Armadale train service departs from Bradford Interchange and arrives in Armadale (W Lothian). Typically 81 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 53m
Layover time:
1h 10m
Total time:
5h 4m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 8m
Train distance:
260 miles
Trains per week:
81
Cheapest price:
£40
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:27
Last train departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bradford to Armadale train schedules

Bradford → Armadale
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The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Armadale is to bus which costs £13 - £29 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Armadale is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Bradford City Centre, Hall Ings and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Leeds and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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It is 166 miles from Bradford to Armadale. It is approximately 195.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs £35 - £300.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Bradford to Armadale, including transfers.

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Bradford to Armadale bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Bradford to Armadale train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Armadale is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs £35 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £29 and takes 8h 16m, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £150 and takes 4h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 165.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Bradford, England and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Leeds to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost £100 - £270 and the journey takes 2h 57m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh once daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 5m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £150
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £110
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Edinburgh via Newquay
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£200 - £550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £490
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Edinburgh via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1 to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £23
Website
Megabus UK

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There is no direct flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Bradford to Armadale bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Bradford to Armadale train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Armadale is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Bradford to Armadale.

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Eastern Airways, Loganair, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Armadale. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Leeds Bradford Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £21 - £26.

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