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There are 10 ways to get from Bradford to Glasgow by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4h 14m

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

$93 - $206

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Bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11

$36 - $65

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Train CrossCountry  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Glasgow Central

$114 - $175

Train, night train  •  5h 55m

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

$48 - $71

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Bradford to Glasgow 201.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Leeds Bradford to Glasgow  •  4h 56m

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

$75 - $342

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 31m

  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  •  5h 14m

  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  •  5h 33m

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

$76 - $258

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$111 - $304

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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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 4h 14m.

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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 4h 14m and costs £70 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m 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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Bradford to Glasgow train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bradford Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Glasgow is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs £70 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £50 and takes 6h 27m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £270 and takes 4h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 175.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a train from Bradford to Glasgow via Preston in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bradford to Glasgow via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Shudehill Interchange in around 6h 27m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Southampton, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $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
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
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There is no direct flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Bradford to Glasgow bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Bradford to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Glasgow is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Bradford to Glasgow.

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British Airways, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Leeds Bradford Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 45m and costs .

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