There are 10 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 via London Kings Cross  •  3 h 58 min

$48 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$31 - $39

8 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 31 min

$59 - $90

Train, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Mp1

$56 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. 242.2 miles

$50 - $75

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h

  1. LHR - LBA

$115 - $266

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$138 - $361

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 27 min

  1. SOU - LBA

$119 - $308

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 19 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$116 - $393

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. LHR - NCL

$166 - $466

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Bradford, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford via London St Pancras International LL, London Kings Cross, and Leeds in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Stevenage to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
South Western Railway
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from St Pancras, London St Pancras Megabusplus to Bradford City Centre, Hall Ings (City Hall)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bradford
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bradford is 312 km. The road distance is 387 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 8 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs £35 - £65.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Bradford Interchange via London Kings Cross and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Bradford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford, including transfers.