Trains from Bradford to Manchester

Bradford to Manchester train information

Bradford Manchester train map

Train duration 1h03m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Bradford, England
Distance 30 Miles
Lowest train price from £28.20
Average train price £29.00

Which train company can I use?

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you will be able to see the trains connecting Bradford in England to Manchester in England as well as the rail company for this route.

How long is the train?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Manchester from Bradford. The average train time from Bradford to Manchester is 1h03m to cover the 30 miles.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £28.20. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Bradford to Manchester train tickets

from £28.20 MORE 1h36m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £3.00 MORE 1h06m
from €7.99 MORE 0h55m
Flight
from £22.99 MORE 9h57m

Bradford - Manchester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bradford to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bradford - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Bradford to Manchester in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £10 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 31% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Bradford to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bradford and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Bradford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bradford
Interchange
Manchester
Piccadilly
£28.20 23/10/2021 09:36 17 hours ago
Bradford
Interchange
Manchester
Piccadilly
£28.20 23/10/2021 08:36 17 hours ago
Bradford
Interchange
Manchester
Piccadilly
£28.20 23/10/2021 09:08 17 hours ago
Bradford
Interchange
Manchester
Piccadilly
£28.20 23/10/2021 10:07 17 hours ago
Bradford
Interchange
Manchester
Piccadilly
£28.20 23/10/2021 08:07 17 hours ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Bradford Manchester train

Discount Bradford - Manchester train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Bradford Manchester train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Bradford Manchester ticket is £28.20 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £28.20: £88/£28.20 = 3.12. It will take you on average 4 trips from Manchester to Bradford (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bradford to Manchester train £28.20 £18.80 £9.40 3.13

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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