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 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.

By bus

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

Visit National Express or call 08705 808080.

First Bradford (tel: 01274 734833) is the main operator of local bus services along with The Keighley Bus Company (tel: 01535 603284).

For further information on routes and times visit Metro (tel: 0113 245 7676).

By rail

Bradford is served by two central train stations: Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square which connect to intercity and local services.

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

For national srevices visit National Rail Enquiries or telephone: 0845 748 4950.

For local rail enquiries visit Metro or telephone: 0113 245 7676.

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

Walking Directions from train stations

From the Interchange, walk down the hill, across the intersection then turn left after City Hall.

From Forster Square station, walk past the ticket office (not towards the Car Park) and up the cobbled ramp, turn left at the Midland Hotel, walk down the hill and turn right onto Market Street (near the Broadway Shopping Centre) walk to the end of Market Street to City Hall.