Bradford to Manchester bus

Wed, 24 Jul
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Cheap coach tickets from Bradford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Bradford to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
23:451h05
Bradford
00:50Manchester, Coach Station
£71One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
National Express
21:001h10
Bradford
22:10Manchester, Coach Station
£71One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
18:151h10
Bradford
19:25Manchester, Coach Station
£81One-way
0 changes
National Express
10:401h10
Bradford
11:50Manchester, Coach Station
£101One-way
0 changes
National Express
15:301h10
Bradford
16:40Manchester, Coach Station
£101One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableBradford to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
National Express
02:251h00
Bradford
03:25Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
07:001h20
Bradford
08:20Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
10:001h10
Bradford
11:10Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
10:401h10
Bradford
11:50Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
12:451h10
Bradford
13:55Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
15:301h10
Bradford
16:40Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
18:151h10
Bradford
19:25Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
21:001h10
Bradford
22:10Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
23:451h05
Bradford
00:50Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes

This is the last bus of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets Bradford to Manchester by train or coach

Thu
25 Jul
Fri
26 Jul
Sat
27 Jul
Sun
28 Jul
Mon
29 Jul
Tue
30 Jul
Wed
31 Jul

Bus times from Bradford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 9 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

47 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Bradford for Manchester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
02:251h00
Bradford
03:25Manchester, Coach Station
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
23:451h05
Bradford
00:50Manchester, Coach Station
£71One-way
0 changes
National Express
18:151h10
Bradford
19:25Manchester, Coach Station
£81One-way
0 changes
National Express
10:401h10
Bradford
11:50Manchester, Coach Station
£101One-way
0 changes
National Express
12:451h10
Bradford
13:55Manchester, Coach Station
£111One-way
0 changes

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

National Express
Eurolines France
RegioJet
Trenitalia

Overview: Coach from Bradford to Manchester

distanceDistance29 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
frequencyCoach frequency8 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 7 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, Northern Rail (3) or FlixBus

Coaches from Bradford to Manchester cover the 29 miles long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Northern Rail (3) or FlixBus. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £5, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Bradford, Interchange Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and Northern Rail (3) Bradford to Manchester

Travel between Bradford and Manchester from £4 with Omio’s coach partners National Express, Megabus and Northern Rail (3)! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

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

Coach information from Bradford to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Cheapest Price: £5
  • National Express frequency: 8 a day

Buses from Bradford to Manchester

Buses from Bradford to Manchester run 24 hours per day with National Express, with at least one running every two-three hours, with approximately 13 direct services per day. Journey time between these two cities is just 1 hour via National Express coach. Services depart from Bradford Interchange, the city's main rail, bus and coach hub and run directly to Manchester without any stops. Coaches then arrive at Manchester Coach Station which is situated to the southwest of the city centre near Chinatown, a 5 minute walk to the most central point of the city and a 5 minute walk to Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station.

FAQs: Bradford to Manchester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Bradford to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bradford to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Bradford to Manchester can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Bradford to Manchester is £9; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Bradford to Manchester is 1 h   to travel the 29 mile long route, with around there are 8 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Bradford to Manchester leaves at 09: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Bradford to Manchester leaves at 23: 45.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bradford to Manchester without having to change trains with National Express, Megabus or Northern Rail (3). There are 7 direct coaches from Bradford to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Bradford to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, Megabus, Northern Rail (3) or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Bradford to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Bradford, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Bradford, Interchange Station, Bradford, Nelson Street (Police Station) and Bradford, Bridge Street / Vicar Lane. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Bradford, Interchange Station, which is located around 0.2 miles (319 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Bradford is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Bradford to Manchester is November.
You have options as you can travel to Manchester from Bradford 2 different ways: train or coach.

More options for your journey from Bradford to Manchester

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

HomeCoachesCoach tickets to Manchester Bradford to Manchester bus

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers