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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 16 min

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

$92 - $195

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  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

$35 - $60

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Glasgow Central

$104 - $175

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bradford to Glasgow 201.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 26 min

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

$62 - $203

Train, train to Durham, fly to Aberdeen  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Darlington
  3. Fly from Durham (MME) to Aberdeen (ABZ) MME - ABZ

$132 - $400

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

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

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The distance between Bradford and Scotland is 228 miles. The road distance is 201.6 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Scotland 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 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Scotland. 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.

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  • Distance: 228 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Bradford, England and 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 Coach Station, Chorlton St and Shudehill Interchange in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK

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