Travel Information

Getting to Bradford district couldn’t be easier whether you choose to drive or use public transport. Once here you can travel around the district with a great range of public transport available connecting you to all the must see places.


How to Get Here by Road

Bradford district is served well by motorways and main trunk roads. Bradford's own motorway, the M606, brings you within 1.5 miles of the city centre and links with the M1, A1 and M6 via the M62. Once in the city all main destinations are easily accessible.

If you are travelling from the south, east or west of Bradford, you will probably find it most convenient to use the M62 and the M606. If you are arriving from the north-west you will probably use the A629/A650 via Skipton and Keighley. From the north-east it is most convenient to use the A1 or A19, and reach Bradford via the A59 and then the A658 south of Harrogate.

How to Get Here by Coach

Bradford Interchange is situated in the city centre and is served by National Express. For National Express bus enquiries telephone 08717 818178 or

How to Get Here by Rail

Bradford has excellent rail links and is served by two central train stations; Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square which connect into intercity services to London, Manchester and further afield. There are then local services throughout the district with Ilkley, Keighley, Shipley, Saltaire and Bingley all having their own stations.
For national rail enquiries telephone 0845 748 4950


Getting around when you are here

First in Bradford is the main operator of local bus services in Bradford along with Keighley & District Travel who offer services within the Keighley area.
For further information on routes and times contact:

Metroline on (0113) 245 7676 or
First Bradford on (0113) 381 5000 or
Keighley & District travel on 01535 603284 or

City Car Club also offers hourly, self-service car hire for the ease of getting around the district. Simply join, reserve, jump in and drive away. City Car Club vehicle are currently available from Bradford City Centre and Saltaire.

There is also the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway which links Haworth to Keighley via steam trains.