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from Manchester to Bradford

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Oct 24
$44First Transpennine Express
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Oct 25
$12Northern Rail
$7National Express
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Oct 27
$7Northern Rail
$11National Express
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Oct 28
$7Northern Rail
$11Flixbus
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Oct 29
$12Northern Rail
$6National Express
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Oct 30
$43First Transpennine Express
$9National Express
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Oct 31
$44Northern Rail
$7National Express
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Nov 1
$5Northern Rail
$6National Express
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Nov 2
$6Northern Rail
$6National Express
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Nov 3
$6Northern Rail
$6National Express
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$6National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$12Northern Rail
$6National Express
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Nov 8
$6Northern Rail
$6National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$6Northern Rail
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Nov 11
$5Northern Rail
$6National Express
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Nov 12
$5Northern Rail
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Nov 13
$21Northern Rail
$6National Express

Travel Information from Manchester to Bradford

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 29 miles (47 km) by bus or train between Manchester and Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Bradford.

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Travel from Manchester to Bradford
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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Manchester to Bradford?

There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Bradford: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Manchester to Bradford?

The cheapest way to go to Bradford from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bradford:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $7 (€6) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Bradford from Manchester?

The quickest way to travel to Bradford from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 52 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h   on average.

How many miles from Manchester to Bradford would I travel?

The distance is approximately 29 miles (47 km) from Manchester to Bradford.

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Bradford?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Bradford is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to Bradford as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Bradford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Bradford:

  • Buses from Manchester to Bradford most often leave from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).
  • Trains most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bradford at Bradford Interchange.
Which travel operators can get me to Bradford from Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Bradford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Bradford. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Manchester to Bradford tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
  • Northern Rail can get you to Bradford by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Manchester to Bradford for $7 (€6) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Manchester and Bradford?

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Bradford with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Bradford with Northern Rail with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Bradford tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Manchester and Bradford ends?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Bradford often also extend their vacation to go to London, Birmingham or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bradford and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Manchester and Bradford online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Bradford, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $7 (€6) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Bradford online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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