There are 8 ways to get from Bradford to Glasgow by train, bus, car or plane

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 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central

$93 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow National Express

$27 - $36

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Glasgow Central

$114 - $175

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bradford to Glasgow 201.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Leeds Bradford to Glasgow  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Glasgow (GLA) LBA - GLA

$79 - $354

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA

$72 - $307

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$68 - $213

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA

$96 - $259

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Glasgow is to bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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

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

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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 18 min.

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The distance between Bradford and Glasgow is 175 miles. The road distance is 201.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 4 h 18 min and costs £70 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Bradford to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Bradford to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 175.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bradford to Glasgow via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast City, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 55 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 46 min
When
Every day
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
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
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
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 42 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
Hourly
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 32 min
Frequency
Once 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 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
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 Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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, 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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