The cheapest buses from Bradford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£5

Average

£6

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

The average ticket from Bradford to Manchester will cost around £ 6 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

Cheapest
22:00Bradford1h00 23:00Manchester, Coach Station
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£51One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:00Bradford1h05 19:05Manchester, Coach Station
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£51One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:30Bradford1h10 10:40Manchester, Coach Station
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£51One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:40Bradford1h10 14:50Manchester, Coach Station
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£51One-way
10:50Bradford1h00 11:50Manchester, Coach Station
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£81One-way

Timetable Bradford to Manchester

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09:30Bradford1h10 10:40Manchester, Coach Station
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10:50Bradford1h00 11:50Manchester, Coach Station
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13:40Bradford1h10 14:50Manchester, Coach Station
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14:50Bradford1h10 16:00Manchester, Coach Station
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18:00Bradford1h05 19:05Manchester, Coach Station
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22:00Bradford1h00 23:00Manchester, Coach Station
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Mon
25 Oct
£8Northern Rail
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Tue
26 Oct
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£8Northern Rail
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Thu
28 Oct
£8Northern Rail
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Fri
29 Oct
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£31First Transpennine Express
£5National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£31Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£15Northern Rail
£4National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£5National Express

The fastest buses from Bradford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 5 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

47 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Bradford for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 47 km distance in an average of 1 h 5 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 10 m 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
10:50Bradford1h00 11:50Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
£81One-way
Fastest
22:00Bradford1h00 23:00Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
£51One-way
2nd Fastest
18:00Bradford1h05 19:05Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
£51One-way
14:50Bradford1h10 16:00Manchester, Coach Station
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£101One-way
09:30Bradford1h10 10:40Manchester, Coach Station
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£51One-way

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Coach Information to Manchester from Bradford

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£5 (€6)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches 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 coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Bradford to Manchester

For as little as £4 you can travel by coach from Bradford to Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

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.

    These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach 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.

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coaches to Manchester from Bradford cost?
    You can find a cheap coach from Bradford to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £4  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much does the coach from Bradford to Manchester cost on average?
    The Bradford to Manchester coach ticket price is on average £5  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    What is the distance from Bradford to Manchester by coach?
    The Bradford to Manchester coach distance is approximately 29 miles (47 km).
    How many hours does it take from Bradford to Manchester by coach?
    While the time it takes to travel 29 miles (47 km) from Bradford to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Bradford to Manchester is on average 1 h.
    Which coach station in Bradford goes to Manchester? Which coach station do I come into Manchester from Bradford?

    When taking a coach from Bradford, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange), Bradford, William Street and Bradford, Bridge Street (stop S15). When you arrive in Manchester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Bradford Interchange   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Where do I find the Bradford coach station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester coach station?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Bradford Interchange, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies should I travel with from Bradford to Manchester?
    For the best Bradford to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Bradford and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Are there any Bradford to Manchester direct coaches?
    Yes, there are direct coaches from Bradford to Manchester, and you can find a direct coach for this route with National Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    When does the first coach depart from Bradford to Manchester? When does the last coach depart from Bradford to Manchester?
    The earliest coach for this trip departs from Bradford at 04: 55. The last coach leaves from Bradford at 22: 00. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Bradford to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    When should I buy Bradford Manchester coach tickets to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way coach ticket from Bradford to Manchester is on average £5 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets between Bradford and Manchester available a few months in advance.

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