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

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Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) 060 / ...

$7 - $11

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Rideshare  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Manchester to Bradford 38.4 miles

$5 - $10

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange

$14 - $21

Train, bus  •  1 h 33 min

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

$14 - $32

Taxi  •  46 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  46 min

  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 1 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station station and arriving at Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange). Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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

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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 1 h 7 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) takes 1 h 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 City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station.

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

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 1 h. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Huddersfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
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 Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) to Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Manchester to Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bradford
Ave. Duration
46 min
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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