The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bradford to Manchester will cost around £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.
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1 h 12 m
Trains per day
Of the 9 train 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 train cover the 47 km distance in an average of 1 h 12 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h .
The slowest train will take 1 h 36 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 1 minute
|Train Ticket Price:||£9|
|Trains depart from:||Bradford|
|Trains arrive in:||Manchester|
|Train Companies:||Northern Rail|
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.
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.