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There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

£30 - £221

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Bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street National Express / ...

£18 - £22

6 alternative options

Line 46 bus, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to King's Cross St. Pancras 46
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Bradford Interchange

£72 - £122

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange 199.3 miles

£30 - £45

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4h 48m

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

£73 - £243

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 16m

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

£129 - £395

Fly London Heathrow to Durham, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durham (MME) LHR - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds

£87 - £410

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 23m

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

£101 - £459

London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Bradford Interchange is around 3h 17m and covers a distance of around 198 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 55m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), LNER and Northern Rail, the London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange service departs from Paddington and arrives in Bradford Interchange. Typically 173 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 17m
Fastest journey time:
2h 55m
Services per week:
173
Cheapest price:
£30
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:39
Last service departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange subway and train schedules

Departing Thursday, June 17, 2021

London Paddington Station → Bradford Interchange
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bradford Interchange is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Bradford Interchange is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange is to train which costs £30 - £230 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Bradford Interchange. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street via Baker Street Station and London Finchley Road Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Bradford Interchange via London Kings Cross and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Bradford Interchange is 171 miles. The road distance is 199.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £30 - £230.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Finchley Road Station.

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London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £30 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 5h 49m.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange.
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Bradford Interchange, England?

LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £210 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Finchley Road Station to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street every 4 hours. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 25m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £210
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £100
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £100
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £40
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 London Finchley Road Station to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Finchley Road to Bradford Interchange Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from London Paddington Station to Bradford Interchange.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 422+ hotels available in Bradford Interchange. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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