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from Bradford to Manchester

You can get from Bradford to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bradford to Manchester on 17 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:04Bradford Interchange1h01 08:05Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
Cheapest
05:33Bradford Interchange0h54 06:27Manchester Victoria
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£71One-way
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06:33Bradford Interchange0h55 07:28Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
06:03Bradford Interchange1h03 07:06Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
05:43Bradford Interchange1h10 06:53Manchester Victoria
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£71One-way

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Tue
17 May
£8Northern Rail
Wed
18 May
£7Northern Rail
Thu
19 May
£6Northern Rail
Fri
20 May
£6Northern Rail
Sat
21 May
£5Northern Rail
Sun
22 May
£6Northern Rail
Mon
23 May
£6Northern Rail
Tue
24 May
£6Northern Rail
Wed
25 May
£6Northern Rail
Thu
26 May
£5Northern Rail
Fri
27 May
£5Northern Rail
Sat
28 May
£5Northern Rail
Sun
29 May
£8Northern Rail
Mon
30 May
£5Northern Rail
Tue
31 May
£4Northern Rail
Wed
1 Jun
£5Northern Rail
Thu
2 Jun
£4Northern Rail
Fri
3 Jun
£4Northern Rail
Sat
4 Jun
£8Northern Rail
Sun
5 Jun
£8Northern Rail

Travel Information between Bradford and Manchester

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £8
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £8 • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 29 miles (47 km) by coach or train to Manchester from Bradford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bradford to Manchester.

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Bradford to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to travel from Bradford to Manchester including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bradford to Manchester?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bradford to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £4.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is £4 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bradford to Manchester costing on average £8.

What is the fastest way from Bradford to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel from Bradford to Manchester is by train, which takes on average 54 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 55 min.

How far is it from Bradford to Manchester?

The Bradford to Manchester distance is approximately 29 miles (47 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bradford to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Bradford to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Manchester from Bradford as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Bradford to Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bradford to Manchester:

  • Coaches most often depart from Bradford at Bradford, Bridge Street (Bradford Interchange) and arrive in Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bradford Interchange and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel operators can get me from Bradford to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bradford to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Manchester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Bradford to Manchester tickets on Omio for £4.
  • Northern Rail can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Northern Rail from Bradford to Manchester for £8.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Bradford to Manchester ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Bradford to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bradford and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

When should I book a ticket between Bradford and Manchester online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Bradford to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £4 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £8 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bradford to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.