Bradford tourist and travel information

Bradford tourist and travel information

Bradford Travel Information

Bradford Bradford has an excellent network of road and rail links, including its own motorway spur, the M606. Leeds Bradford International Airport has links to British and European cities.


bus and coach travel

Bradford - Travel by coach Bradford - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. The Bradford District is readily accessible by national and local bus and coach services. Metro operates 22 bus stations including Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street, Bradford, BD1 1JY.

Travel by train

train - Bradford Bradford - Travel by train - Most services are provided by Northern Rail, with a few long-distance services from GNER. Bradford has two central train stations; Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square. National Express East Coast runs fast, frequent passenger train services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross, the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the North East of England and Scotland. Customer Relations Tel: 08457 225 333.

Northern Rail. Main regions: North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Tel: 0845 00 00 125.

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M 62 Motorway

Roads Bradford - Travel by road - Bradford is about 4 miles north of Junction 26 of the M 62 Motorway. The M 62 Motorway takes traffic accross the Pennines from Liverpool to Hull. Bradford is about 70 miles from Liverpool and 70 miles from Hull.

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Bradford - Travel by road Bradford - Travel by road - Bradford is served well by motorways and other main roads, including the city's own motorway, the M606. This provides links with the M1, A1 and M6 via the M62.

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Airport Leeds Bradford International Airport, Leeds, LS19 7TU. Tel: +44 (0) 113 250 9696. The airport is signposted on all major roads over a wide area, including the M1 and M62 motorways and the Yorkshire section of the A1. Duty and Tax Free Shop. WH Smith. Superdrug. Child's Play Area. Car Hire. Leeds Bradford airport is about 7 miles from Bradford.

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Hire - Bradford Bradford - Car Hire - Bradford has all the major car hire companies to choose from.

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Hire - Bradford Bradford - Cycle Hire - GUIDED TOURS & Mountain bike Hire. Tel: 01274 642598.


Bradford - Ferries Bradford - Ferries - P and O Ferries have routes from Dublin to Liverpool (Liverpool is about 70 miles from Bradford) and Hull to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge (Hull is also about 70 miles from Bradford). Tel: 08705 980 333

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Bradford - Tram Bradford - Tram - Bradford's horse-drawn tram system was begun in 1882 followed soon after by steam-driven trams in 1883, then electric trams in 1898. The first trolleybus service opened in Bradford in 1911 and ran until 1972.

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Bradford Bradford is about 11 miles from Leeds, 40 miles from Manchester and 200 miles from both London and Glasgow.


Stores Bradford - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 16 Darley Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 3HL. Tel: 01274 737957. British Home Store Bradford - 36 Broadway, West Yorkshire, BD1 1DA. Tel: 0845 8410144.


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Sport Bradford - Sport - Bradford City FC, Intersonic Stadium, Valley Parade, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 7DY. Tel: 0870 8221911. BRADFORD ICE RINK, 19 Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD5 0AD. Tel: 01274 729091. Ten Pin Bowling, hollywood bowl Bradford, The Leisure Exchange, Vicar Lane, Bradford , BD1 5LD. Tel: 01274 734 222.

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Entertainment Bradford - Entertainment - Alhambra Theatre, Morley Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1AJ. Box Office Tel: 01274 432000. Cineworld Cinema, Bradford Leisure Exchange, Vicar Lane, Bradford BD1 5LD. Tel: 0871 200 2000.



Entertainment National Media Museum, Bradford, BD1 1NQ. Box Office: 0870 70 10 200. An exciting programme of exhibitions and festivals. The Museum is just a five-minute walk from Bradford Interchange with rail, bus and taxi services all under one roof.


Other information Bradford - Other information - Eight million visitors come to Bradford each year, attracted by the walking country around Ilkley, the National Museum of Photography, the Alhambra theatre and much more.



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Bradford is 200 miles from London. It is 29 miles from Ilkley to Huddersfield and 16 miles from Halifax to Leeds.

Airports Airport indicated is Leeds/Bradford.

Roads Bradford is about 4 miles north of Junction 26 of the M 62 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Bradford.
Attraction 1 - National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, West Yorkshire Tel: 01274 202030.
Attraction 2 - The Piece Hall, Halifax HX1 1RE Tel: 01422 321002.
Attraction 3 - Eureka! The Museum for Children, Discovery Road, Halifax Tel: 01422 330012.
Attraction 4 - XSCAPE CASTLEFORD (Located at J32 off M62), Xscape Ltd, Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford WF10 4TA.
Attraction 5 - The Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8DR Tel: 01535 642323
Attraction 6 - Leeds City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA Tel. 0113 247 8248.

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For accommodation in other areas near to Bradford, Yorkshire see Yorkshire Dales accommodation.

Telephoning Bradford from abroad - To dial a number in Bradford from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Bradford

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