First Bus on board with Bantams

We’ve partnered with Bradford City AFC to help connect people to the club they love by offering cheap and easy travel to matches. 

The aim is to help reduce the carbon footprint of football fans by encouraging greater sustainability among supporters, with a long-term view to introduce a number of beneficial initiatives. Our ultra-low emission buses help to cut carbon and exhaust emissions, improve air quality, and reduce traffic congestion in the city. Why not try getting to the next match by bus?

How to get to Valley Parade by bus

  • 626 towards Baildon and get off at Manningham Lane, Grosvenor Road 
  • 620 towards Heaton and get off at Lumb Lane, Picton Street
  • Download the First Bus app to plan your journey 

Which bus ticket to buy

  • £2 FirstSingle can be used for a single bus journey anywhere across West Yorkshire
  • Get unlimited day travel for 5 people, 7 days a week for £11, with a FirstGroup ticket available on bus or the app.
  • Tap on Tap off for every journey and we’ll work out the fare for you

£3 match day travel 

Get to the game with our Match Day ticket.

How to purchase your discounted ticket:

  • Step 1 - Download the First Bus App
  • Step 2 - Head to the 'Tickets' tab and select 'Buy'
  • Step 3 - Check your area is 'Bradford'
  • Step 4 - Click into 'Promotions' and choose 'Match Day - Bradford' 
  • Step 5 -  Enter the promo code 'BANTAMSMATCH' and buy your ticket(s)
  • Step 6 - Activate your ticket(s) before you travel

NOTE: The promo code is only valid to use on home match days

Download the app

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Signed Shirt Winner

Congratulations to Faye who entered First Buses competition to win a Bradford City AFC signed shirt!
Her heart-warming story about her brother who, at the age of 14, had a kidney transplant. He’s now primary school teacher who aims to inspire. He’s proved that no matter what you have been through, you can still do anything you set your mind to.