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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus National Express  •  1h 7m

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

$7 - $11

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Rideshare  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the rideshare from Manchester to Bradford 38.4 miles

$5 - $10

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange

$13 - $20

Bus First  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Warwick St to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station 184
  2. Take the bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Bradford City Centre, Interchange X63 / ...

$7 - $22

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford 37.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford 37.6 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford is to rideshare which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 20m.

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

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

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

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Bradford is 30 miles. The road distance is 37.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford without a car is to bus which takes 1h 7m and costs £5 - £8.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford is to bus which takes 1h 7m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford.
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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

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

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

Train operators
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Warwick St to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Bradford City Centre, Interchange
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Bradford City Centre, Interchange
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
Megabus UK
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 Manchester to Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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

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

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

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There are 676+ hotels available in Bradford. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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