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Travel Information

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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.

Getting Here

By Road


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, the most convenient route is M62 and the M606.

If you are arriving from the north-west the A629/A650 via Skipton and Keighley. From the north-east the A1 or A19, reach Bradford via the A59/A658 south of Harrogate.

By Coach


Bradford Interchange is situated in the city and is served by National Express.

For National Express bus enquiries telephone 08717 818178.

By Air

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is seven miles from Bradford and is one of the fastest growing regional airports in the UK.

By Rail


Bradford is served by two central train stations; Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square which connect with intercity services to London, Manchester and further afield.

There are local services throughout the district with Ilkley, Keighley, Shipley, Saltaire and Bingley stations.

For National Rail Enquiries telephone 0845 748 4950

Check UK train times in an instant at the Trainline with the simple Journey Planner. 

Services to help you explore Bradford city and countryside

District Travel

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

Getting Around


The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway links Haworth to Keighley via steam trains.

KWVR (c) Rob Ford Photography