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There are 6 ways to get from Bradford to Swinton by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Swinton (South Yorks)

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Barnsley
  2. Take the bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange/A18 to Swinton, Rockingham Road/Brameld Road

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange station to Sheffield Meadowhall

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Barnsley
  2. Take the bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange/A18 to Swinton, Rockingham Road/Brameld Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Bradford to Swinton

Drive

  1. Drive from Bradford to Swinton

Bradford to Swinton by train

The train journey time between Bradford and Swinton is around 1h 45m and covers a distance of around 37 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 38 min. Operated by Northern Rail, the Bradford to Swinton train service departs from Bradford Interchange and arrives in Swinton (South Yorks). Typically 132 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

132 Weekly Trains
1h 45m Average Duration
£15 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Bradford to Swinton is to drive, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Swinton is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford station to Swinton. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange station and arriving at Swinton, Rockingham Road/Brameld Road via Meadowhall Interchange/C2 and Rotherham Town Centre, Rotherham Interchange/A3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Swinton. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Swinton (South Yorks) via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Bradford and Swinton is 28 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Swinton without a car is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs £14 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Bradford to Swinton, including transfers.

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Bradford to Swinton bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Bradford Interchange station.

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Bradford to Swinton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bradford Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Swinton is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs £14 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £20 and takes 2h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Swinton.
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  • Distance: 27.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Bradford, England and Swinton, Rotherham, England?

You can take a train from Bradford to Swinton via Leeds in around 1h 45m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Bradford Interchange station to Sheffield Meadowhall every 4 hours. Tickets cost £7 - £13 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £8
Train from Leeds to Swinton (South Yorks)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £17
Train from Leeds to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £17
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Bradford Interchange station to Sheffield Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bradford Interchange Bus Station to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Sheffield, Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Night bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange/A18 to Swinton, Rockingham Road/Brameld Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Other operators
Taxi from Bradford to Swinton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733 733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk
Local Cars
Phone
+44 1274 370 333
Bradford Central Taxis
Phone
+44 1274 740 440

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Bradford to Swinton bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Sheffield Meadowhall station.

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Bradford to Swinton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Swinton (South Yorks) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Swinton is 39 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Bradford to Swinton.

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