The cheapest trains from Bradford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£7

Average

£27

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 £ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

Cheapest
14:33Bradford Interchange1h32 16:05Manchester Victoria
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£71One-way
18:34Bradford Interchange1h31 20:05Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
15:33Bradford Interchange1h33 17:06Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
08:33Bradford Interchange1h32 10:05Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
19:33Bradford Interchange1h33 21:06Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way

Timetable Bradford to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 26 Oct
08:07Bradford Interchange1h42 09:49Manchester Piccadilly
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08:33Bradford Interchange1h32 10:05Manchester Victoria
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08:36Bradford Interchange1h31 10:07Manchester Piccadilly
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09:07Bradford Interchange1h42 10:49Manchester Piccadilly
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09:36Bradford Interchange1h28 11:04Manchester Piccadilly
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10:07Bradford Interchange1h42 11:49Manchester Piccadilly
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10:36Bradford Interchange1h28 12:04Manchester Piccadilly
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11:07Bradford Interchange1h42 12:49Manchester Piccadilly
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11:36Bradford Interchange1h28 13:04Manchester Piccadilly
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12:06Bradford Interchange1h43 13:49Manchester Piccadilly
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12:36Bradford Interchange1h28 14:04Manchester Piccadilly
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13:07Bradford Interchange1h42 14:49Manchester Piccadilly
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13:36Bradford Interchange1h28 15:04Manchester Piccadilly
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14:08Bradford Interchange1h41 15:49Manchester Piccadilly
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14:33Bradford Interchange1h32 16:05Manchester Victoria
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14:36Bradford Interchange1h32 16:08Manchester Victoria
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15:07Bradford Interchange1h42 16:49Manchester Piccadilly
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15:33Bradford Interchange1h33 17:06Manchester Victoria
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15:36Bradford Interchange1h38 17:14Manchester Piccadilly
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16:07Bradford Interchange1h42 17:49Manchester Piccadilly
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16:36Bradford Interchange1h14 17:50Manchester Victoria
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17:06Bradford Interchange1h43 18:49Manchester Piccadilly
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17:17Bradford Interchange1h48 19:05Manchester Victoria
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17:36Bradford Interchange1h32 19:08Manchester Victoria
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18:07Bradford Interchange1h42 19:49Manchester Piccadilly
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18:34Bradford Interchange1h31 20:05Manchester Victoria
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18:37Bradford Interchange1h31 20:08Manchester Victoria
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19:07Bradford Interchange1h41 20:48Manchester Piccadilly
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19:33Bradford Interchange1h33 21:06Manchester Victoria
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19:37Bradford Interchange1h36 21:13Manchester Piccadilly
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20:07Bradford Interchange1h33 21:40Manchester Victoria
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20:36Bradford Interchange1h36 22:12Manchester Piccadilly
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20:53Bradford Interchange1h32 22:25Manchester Victoria
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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 trains from Bradford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 35 m

Trains per day

33

Distance

47 km

It's difficult to get from Bradford to Manchester without changing at least once.

Fastest
16:36Bradford Interchange1h14 17:50Manchester Victoria
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£311One-way
10:36Bradford Interchange1h28 12:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£311One-way
13:36Bradford Interchange1h28 15:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£311One-way
11:36Bradford Interchange1h28 13:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£311One-way
12:36Bradford Interchange1h28 14:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£311One-way

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Train Information between Bradford and Manchester

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail

Trains from Bradford to Manchester cover the 29 miles (47 km) long route taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Bradford Interchange and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains from Bradford to Manchester

Northern Rail operates trains from Bradford to Manchester with direct journeys taking around 1 hour. Trains depart twice an hour from around 5:30 a.m. until just before 11:00 p.m. There are also departures during the day that involve a change at Huddersfield or Leeds and have a slightly longer journey time. On Sundays, direct trains start later with only one departure an hour.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bradford to Manchester?

Departure Station:Trains depart from Bradford Interchange. This is conveniently located for the town centre and next to Bradford Bus Station. There is a taxi rank outside the main entrance while the Airlink 747 bus service runs directly to Leeds Bradford Airport. The station has bicycle stands but no car park.

Arrival Station:Trains arrive at Manchester Victoria Station which is in a newly revitalised area to the North of the city centre. It is a hub for local trains as well as being served by taxis, Metroshuttle buses and Metrolink trams. The station has bicycle storage but no car parking facilities.

Travel Tips

Trains from Bradford to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bradford to Manchester.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Bradford and Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Bradford and Manchester to cost as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Bradford to Manchester?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bradford to Manchester train to cost on average £15  one way.
What is the distance to Manchester from Bradford by train?
You should expect to travel around 29 miles (47 km)  from Bradford to Manchester by train.
How long does it take from Bradford to Manchester by train?
On average the train from Bradford to Manchester duration is 55 min  for the 29 miles (47 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Bradford to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester train station from Bradford do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Manchester from Bradford, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square. Your trip can end in train stations such as Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bradford Interchange   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the Bradford train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

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

Which train companies can take me between Bradford and Manchester?
When taking a train from Bradford to Manchester, you can count on Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Manchester from Bradford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Manchester from Bradford?
The average number of trains departing Bradford for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Bradford to Manchester? What time is the last train from Bradford to Manchester?
You can take the first train from Bradford to Manchester at 07: 33   or take the last train from Bradford to Manchester leaving at 09: 33. Look for the latest Bradford Manchester train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I book Bradford Manchester train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Bradford to Manchester is on average £15 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Bradford and Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bradford
Manchester
Bradford Interchange is the most popular Bradford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bradford for your journey to Manchester.