The cheapest buses from Manchester to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£5

Average

£7

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 Manchester to Bradford will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

Cheapest
06:50Manchester, Coach Station1h10 08:00Bradford
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£51One-way
Cheapest
19:25Manchester, Coach Station1h05 20:30Bradford
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£51One-way
Cheapest
11:00Manchester, Coach Station1h10 12:10Bradford
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£51One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:10Manchester, Coach Station1h20 16:30Bradford
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£51One-way
11:30Manchester, Coach Station1h00 12:30Bradford
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£91One-way

Timetable Manchester to Bradford

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06:50Manchester, Coach Station1h10 08:00Bradford
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11:00Manchester, Coach Station1h10 12:10Bradford
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11:30Manchester, Coach Station1h00 12:30Bradford
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15:10Manchester, Coach Station1h20 16:30Bradford
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15:45Manchester, Coach Station1h00 16:45Bradford
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19:25Manchester, Coach Station1h05 20:30Bradford
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Thu
21 Oct
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£31First Transpennine Express
£5National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£31First Transpennine Express
£5National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£8National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£8Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£31First Transpennine Express
£6National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£31Northern Rail
£5National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£4National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
4 Nov
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£5National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£15Northern Rail
£4National Express

The fastest buses from Manchester to Bradford

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 7 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

47 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Manchester for Bradford 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 7 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 20 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.

2nd Fastest
11:30Manchester, Coach Station1h00 12:30Bradford
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£91One-way
2nd Fastest
15:45Manchester, Coach Station1h00 16:45Bradford
0 changes
£141One-way
19:25Manchester, Coach Station1h05 20:30Bradford
0 changes
£51One-way
06:50Manchester, Coach Station1h10 08:00Bradford
0 changes
£51One-way
11:00Manchester, Coach Station1h10 12:10Bradford
0 changes
£51One-way

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Coach Information to Bradford from Manchester

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

Coaches from Manchester to Bradford 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 trip for as low as £5, but the average price of coach tickets is £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange).

Coach companies

Manchester to Bradford with National Express

Travel between Manchester and Bradford from £5 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Bradford coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £5

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Manchester to Bradford, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

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Buses from Manchester to Bradford
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach from Manchester to Bradford?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Manchester and Bradford for as little as £5  in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Manchester to Bradford cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Manchester and Bradford is £5  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Manchester to Bradford?
The coach distance from Manchester to Bradford is around 29 miles (47 km).
How long is the coach between Manchester and Bradford?
While the time it takes to travel 29 miles (47 km) to Bradford from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Manchester to Bradford is on average 1 h.
Which coach station in Manchester goes to Bradford? Which coach station do I come into Bradford from Manchester?

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

Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly   to Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange)   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Bradford most often arrive at Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange) and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service from Manchester to Bradford?
For the best Manchester to Bradford coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Manchester and Bradford to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Manchester to Bradford direct coaches?
Yes, there are direct coaches from Manchester to Bradford, and you can find a direct coach for this journey 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 can I take the first coach from Manchester to Bradford? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The first coach from Manchester to Bradford leaves at 05: 50   and the last coach for this leaves at 22: 00. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Bradford times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book Manchester to Bradford coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you book Manchester to Bradford coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £5. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Manchester and Bradford. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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