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Manchester to Bradford bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.62
Shortest Duration0h 47m
Trips per day20
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Manchester to Bradford cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Manchester to Bradford were $10.75.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Bradford is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Manchester to Bradford?

The distance between Manchester and Bradford is approximately 29.45 miles, or 47.38 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 47 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Manchester to Bradford?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Manchester to Bradford by bus is usually on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Manchester to Bradford?

On average there are 20 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Manchester to Bradford, with an average of 20 trips per day and 20 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Manchester to Bradford. Of the 20 trips there are 9 trips that are direct connections to Bradford.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Manchester to Bradford start at $36.36.

1 carriers offer Manchester to Bradford bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Bradford from $8.62. There are 20 trips per day offered by National Express from Manchester to Bradford and you can expect on average to pay $10.75 for a National Express ticket to Bradford. In Manchester, National Express departs to Bradford from Manchester Airport and 4 other stations. In Bradford, National Express arrives at Central Coach Station,

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Bradford takes 1 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bradford in 0 hours and 47 minutes,

Avg. Time
1h 56m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bradford will depart from these stations in Manchester:
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Broadway
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Failsworth
Buses from Manchester arrive in Bradford at one main station:
  • Central Coach Station

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