Directions from Bradford to Glasgow

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 16 min

$93 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$27 - $36

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 24 min

$114 - $175

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 201.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Leeds Bradford to Glasgow  •  4 h 50 min

  1. LBA - GLA

$79 - $354

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 17 min

  1. MAN - GLA

$72 - $327

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. MAN - EDI

$68 - $233

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 47 min

  1. EMA - GLA

$96 - $264

What companies run services between Bradford, England and Glasgow, Scotland?

You can take a train from Bradford to Glasgow via Preston in around 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bradford to Glasgow via Manchester in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Aberdeen, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast City, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Girona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bradford to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bradford and Glasgow is 281 km. The road distance is 323 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Glasgow is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 6 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Bradford to Glasgow is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Glasgow Central via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Bradford and arriving at Glasgow via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Bradford to Glasgow, including transfers.