Trains from Manchester to Bradford

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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to Bradford

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

$9

Average

$9

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Bradford will cost around $ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

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10:20Manchester Victoria1h0111:21Bradford Interchange
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$91One-way
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09:20Manchester Victoria1h0010:20Bradford Interchange
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08:20Manchester Victoria0h5809:18Bradford Interchange
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09:58Manchester Victoria0h5910:57Bradford Interchange
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08:57Manchester Victoria1h0009:57Bradford Interchange
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Mon
Aug 26
$9Northern Rail
$7National Express
Tue
Aug 27
$9Northern Rail
$6National Express
Wed
Aug 28
$9Northern Rail
$6National Express
Thu
Aug 29
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Fri
Aug 30
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Sat
Aug 31
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$5National Express
Sun
Sep 1
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Mon
Sep 2
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Tue
Sep 3
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Wed
Sep 4
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Fri
Sep 6
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Sat
Sep 7
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Sun
Sep 8
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Mon
Sep 9
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Thu
Sep 12
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express
Fri
Sep 13
$36First Transpennine Express
$5National Express
Sat
Sep 14
$7Northern Rail
$5National Express

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to Bradford

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

58m

Average

59m

Trains per day

5

Distance

47 km

Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Bradford every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 47 km distance in an average of 59m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 58m .

The slowest train will take 1h 1m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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08:20Manchester Victoria0h5809:18Bradford Interchange
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$91One-way
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09:58Manchester Victoria0h5910:57Bradford Interchange
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$91One-way
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09:20Manchester Victoria1h0010:20Bradford Interchange
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$91One-way
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08:57Manchester Victoria1h0009:57Bradford Interchange
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$91One-way
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10:20Manchester Victoria1h0111:21Bradford Interchange
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$91One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Bradford Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
1 hours 9 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $13
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:Bradford
Distance:47 km
TrainTrain Companies:First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Bradford: Journey Details

Direct trains from Manchester to Bradford depart at least twice every hour from early in the morning until late at night. Direct services depart from Manchester Victoria and arrive at Bradford Interchange with a journey time of just over an hour. On Sundays the first train departs a few hours later in the morning. A choice of indirect services depart from both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria throughout the day, these services involve a change at ether Leeds or Huddersfield and have a total journey time of approximately 1.5 hours.

Taking the Train from Manchester

Direct trains services to Bradford depart from Manchester Victoria. Manchester Victoria is the second biggest rail station in the city, located to the north of the city centre, close to Manchester Arena. From central Manchester passengers can walk to the station in just ten minutes. Alternatively there is a choice of public bus and metrolink tram services which offer a short 5 minute journey from the city centre to Manchester Victoria Station. Trams run from early in the morning until midnight, although those boarding the first train of the day to Bradford will need to book a cab to the station.

Getting into Bradford by Train

A UNESCO City of Film and one time Wool Capital of the World, Bradford has a rich industrial heritage. The city centre boasts a number of splendid Victorian buildings including the Italianate City Hall and with its reputation as the UK's Capital of Curry it's a great city to dine out in. Trains from Manchester arrive at Bradford Interchange, the city's main train, bus and coach terminus which is located right in the city centre. Whilst most of central Bradford can be reached on foot from here, the Interchange is a very easy place to find onward bus travel from. Those arriving after midnight will also find a choice of cab services stationed at the interchange.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Bradford
TrainManchester Oxford Road

Amenities

TrainManchester Piccadilly

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainManchester Victoria

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