There are 6 ways to get from Bradford to York by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to York

$15 - $55

Cheapest option

Line 72 bus, bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Bradford City Centre, Hall Ings (The Broadway) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 72 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Micklegate (Central Interchange) 840 / ...

$10 - $14

4 alternative options

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to York

$12 - $18

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) Zap

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bradford to York 33.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Bradford to York 33.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bradford to York is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to York is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to York. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at York. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Bradford and York is 30 miles. The road distance is 33.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to York without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs £11 - £45.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Bradford to York, including transfers.

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

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Bradford to York train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bradford Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to York is to train which takes 57 min and costs £11 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Bradford to York bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) station.

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Bradford to York train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at York station.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to York.
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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a train from Bradford to York via Leeds in around 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bradford to York via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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
Train from Bradford Interchange to York
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Micklegate (Central Interchange)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bradford to York
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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