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$12Northern Rail
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$8Northern Rail
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$43First Transpennine Express
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Bus Information between Bradford and Manchester

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$8 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Bradford to Manchester cover the 29 miles (47 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

Travel with National Express from Bradford to Manchester

National Express buses will get you from Bradford to Manchester from $6 (€5). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Bradford and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $6

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your National Express bus ticket between Bradford and Manchester:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Bradford to Manchester
Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bradford to Manchester.
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Bradford to Manchester?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Bradford to Manchester to cost as little as $6 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Bradford and Manchester?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $8 (€7)  for a bus ticket from Bradford to Manchester.
How many miles is it from Bradford to Manchester by bus?
The distance between Bradford and Manchester by bus is approximately 29 miles (47 km).
How long is the bus from Bradford to Manchester?
On average the Bradford to Manchester bus time is 1 h  covering the 29 miles (47 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Bradford goes to Manchester? What bus station do I come into Manchester from Bradford?

When departing from Bradford, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange), Bradford, William Street and Bradford, Bridge Street (stop S15). When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers book a bus from Bradford Interchange   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Bradford to go to Manchester? Where is the bus station in Manchester located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bradford Interchange and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Manchester.

Which bus companies can take me between Bradford and Manchester?
When taking a bus from Bradford to Manchester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Bradford and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
When does the first bus depart from Bradford to Manchester? When does the last bus depart from Bradford to Manchester?
You can take the earliest bus from Bradford to Manchester at 4: 55 AM   or take the last bus from Bradford to Manchester leaving at 10: 00 PM. Look for the latest Bradford to Manchester bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
When should I purchase the Bradford to Manchester bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy a bus ticket from Bradford to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $8 (€7) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Manchester from Bradford are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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