There are 4 ways to get from Bradford to Leicester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Leicester

$44 - $100

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...

$12 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to St Margaret's Bus Station 240

$17 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bradford to Leicester 104.8 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Leicester via Leeds and Chesterfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bradford and Leicester is 84 miles. The road distance is 104.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Bradford to Leicester, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bradford to Leicester is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Bradford to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Bradford to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Leicester station.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 84.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bradford, England and Leicester, England?

You can take a train from Bradford to Leicester via Leeds and Chesterfield in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bradford to Leicester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. New Bharat Coaches also services this route once daily.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Chesterfield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Bharat Coaches
Website
newbharat.co.uk
Bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
newbharat.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Leicester is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Bradford to Leicester.

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