How to get here

By road

Bradford district is well served by motorways and main trunk roads. The M606, brings you within 1.5 miles of the city centre and links with the M1, A1 and M6 via the M62.

If you are travelling from the south, east or west ofBradford, 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.

By bus

The Bradford district is readily accessible by national and local bus and coach services.

For National Express bus enquiries telephone 08705 808080 or

First in Bradford is the main operator of local bus services inBradford 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 (01274) 734833 or

Keighley & District travel on 01535 603284 or

By rail

Bradford is served by two central train stations; Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square which connect into intercity and local services throughout the district.

There are also train stations in Ilkley, Keighley, Shipley, Saltaire and Bingley.

For information on routes and times visit to plan your journey.

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

For local rail enquiries telephone: 0113 245 7676

For national rail enquiries telephone: 0845 748 4950

Walking Directions from train stations

 From the Interchange, come down the hill, across the crossing and turn left in front of City Hall.

From Forster Square station, walk along past the "Fibres" sculpture out onto Cheapside, then along Market Street to City Hall.

Free City Bus

Bradford FreeCityBus service connects key locations around the city centre.

These include Bradford Interchange, Forster Square Rail Station, Forster Square shopping Park, Kirkgate Shopping Centre, the Oastler Centre, the National Media Museum and Library and the University of Bradford and College.

The buses run every ten minutes from 7am to 7pm, Monday to Friday and 8am to 5.30pm on Saturdays.