Manchester Airport to Bradford by train

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 33m
  • Distance
    59 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    75
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester Airport to Bradford by train

Fast trains from Manchester Airport to Bradford take around 1 hour and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 59 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester Airport and Bradford.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester Airport to Bradford?

Journeys between Manchester Airport and Bradford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 77 departures on the route from Manchester Airport to Bradford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 66 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester Airport to Bradford?

The Manchester Airport to Bradford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester Airport to Bradford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bradford is usually scheduled to depart Manchester Airport around 04:22 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester Airport around 04:12, and the last at 00:38.

When to book Manchester Airport to Bradford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester Airport to Bradford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester Airport and Bradford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester Airport to Bradford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.