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There are 6 ways to get from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bradford to Manchester 38.6 miles

$4

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria

$13 - $20

Bus, train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station X63
  2. Take the train from Huddersfield to Manchester Piccadilly

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station 37.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station 37.5 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Manchester Victoria. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.

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The distance between Bradford and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 30 miles. The road distance is 37.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to bus which takes 1h 12m and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St takes 1h 5m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bradford Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which takes 1h 12m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Bradford, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

National Express operates a bus from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 5m. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Huddersfield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bradford to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 38 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Bradford to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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There are 869+ hotels available in Manchester Piccadilly Station. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bradford and Manchester Piccadilly Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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