City Park, Bradford

Coach travel from London to Bradford

From £12.90 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 6 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from London to Bradford

Discover Bradford with ease thanks to National Express. You can travel right to the heart of the city from just £12.90 one-way* on coaches running day and night.

Plus, with a guaranteed seat when you book, a free Wi-Fi service, and a generous luggage allowance, you can travel in style for less.

London to Bradford journey information
Fastest journey time 4 hrs 15 mins (from Finchley Road)
Cheapest price From £12.90 *
Distance (approx) 349km
No. of stops 4 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 8:00am/23:59pm

Our London to Bradford services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

561 coach towards Bradford

Our 561 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Stn, Departures Hall
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall)
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • York, Station Road
  • Hull, Ferensway
  • Bradford Interchange

London to Bradford route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line, and the Circle line.

A bus stop is based outside the station, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our Victoria Coach Station facilities page.

Arriving at Bradford Interchange

Bradford Interchange is a bus and coach station combined with a railway station, conveniently located in Bradford's city centre. Just a stone's throw from Centenary Square and the National Science and Media Museum, it's a great place to begin seeing Bradford.

For more information on the Interchange's facilities, please visit our Bradford Coach Station page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Bradford?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 8.00am, arriving at Bradford Interchange at 13.10pm.

When is the last coach from London to Bradford?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.59pm, arriving at Bradford Interchange at 6.25am.

How much is the coach from London to Bradford?

A one-way journey from London to Bradford is available from £12.90*.

How long does the coach take from London to Bradford?

Coach journeys from London to Bradford take on average 4 hrs 45 mins from Victoria Coach Station. However, our fastest coach can arrive in 4 hrs 15 mins from our Finchley Road stop.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Bradford?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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