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There are 11 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Leeds

$58 - $85

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street National Express

$30 - $37

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Train via London Kings Cross  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$48 - $75

Train, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from St Pancras, London St Pancras Megabusplus to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Mp1

$46 - $99

Drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford 242.2 miles

$50 - $75

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

$100 - $259

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange

$127 - $357

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

$113 - $291

Train to London City, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

$135 - $442

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange

$95 - $229

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

$156 - $455

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford is to bus which costs £22 - £29 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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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 Stevenage and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bradford is 195 miles. The road distance is 242.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford without a car is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £29 and takes 8h 10m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford.
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  • Distance: 195.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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 Stevenage and Leeds in around 4h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 8h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stevenage to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
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, Interchange
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
Megabus UK
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 Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
National Express

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford is 242 miles. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bradford.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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