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Manchester to Bradford

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Bradford by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Manchester to Bradford ?

Trip Manchester Bradford

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance29 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Bradford and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Bradford? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Just enter your travel dates to Bradford then Vivanoda will do the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To travel from Manchester, trains, carpooling or buses of Blablacar, Northern Rail and National Express will carry you to Bradford.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Manchester to Bradford bus

Are you looking for a bus from Manchester to Bradford? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Manchester and Bradford and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Bradford.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Manchester and Bradford to offer cheaper fares.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Manchester Bradford is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Manchester to Bradford watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Manchester to Bradford are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Manchester and Bradford?

The journey by coach Manchester Bradford is served by only one bus company: National Express.

National Express Manchester Bradford

Departure bus stations in Manchester

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Manchester from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. In general, the destination 'Bradford' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Manchester

Bus stops at arrival in Bradford

When you arrive in Bradford, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Bradford

Train Manchester to Bradford

Is there a direct train bound for Bradford from Manchester?

Yes, the Manchester to Bradford route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Bradford and there may be fewer direct trains from Manchester on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Manchester-Bradford train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Manchester Bradford

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Bradford with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Bradford train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Northern Rail.
Northern Rail Manchester Bradford

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Victoria

Railway stations in Bradford

  • Bradford Interchange

Carpool from Manchester to Bradford

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Manchester-Bradford ride. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Manchester-Bradford rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Bradford!

Before you book your Manchester-Bradford ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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