There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Bradford 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 23 min

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

$131 - $199

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$27 - $35

7 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Leeds

$115 - $173

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Bradford 201.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$72 - $308

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$69 - $214

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$85 - $259

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 21 min

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

$115 - $305

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Leeds

$92 - $265

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Glasgow and Bradford is 175 miles. The road distance is 201.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Glasgow to Bradford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street 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 Glasgow to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Bradford Interchange via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Bradford via Preston in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Bradford via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 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 Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
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 Birmingham New Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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