The match, which will take place on Saturday 8 August 2015, will see City take on last season's defeated Sky Bet League 1 Play-Off finalists after the Robins lost 4-0 to Preston North End at Wembley last month.
Following the Swindon opener and a visit to York City in the Capital One Cup Round 1, Phil Parkinson's men will entertain newly-promoted Shrewsbury Town at the Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday 15 August 2015 for their first home game of the new campaign.
The Bantams will be back on home soil shortly after the Shrewsbury encounter with Gillingham scheduled to visit Valley Parade just three days later (Tuesday 18 August).
Should City make the Capital One Cup second round - scheduled for Tuesday 25 August 2015 - they face the prospect of seven games in the first three weeks of the new season.
September opens up for City with back-to-back away matches against Oldham Athletic (5 September) and Fleetwood Town (12 September).
City will then end the month of September with a long Tuesday night trip to Colchester United (29 September).
Following a break for the newly-named Emirates F.A Cup first round, City's next League 1 action will see them host Crewe Alexandra at home (14 November) before visiting Scunthorpe United the Saturday after (21 November).
City end November with a midweek home game against Coventry City (24 November) and an away trip to Walsall four days later (Saturday 28 November).
Chesterfield away (19 December) is followed by a Boxing Day fixture at home to Burton Albion (26 December). City then end their 2015 fixtures with a mouth-watering trip to Sheffield United (28 December).
The Bantams' first fixture of 2016 is long one - away at Gillingham (2 January 2016) - City's furthest trip of the season for a league fixture.
Further home fixtures in January against Oldham (16 January) and Fleetwood (30 January) are due to come, with an away game at Port Vale (23 January) sandwiched in between.
Noteworthy games in February include trips to Blackpool (27 February) and promotion-contenders Peterborough (13 February).
Interestingly, City's only fixture at home at present in the month of February is against Rochdale (20 February).
City's two Easter fixtures over the Bank Holiday weekend are scheduled to be Millwall (home) on Saturday 26 March and Crewe (away) on Monday 28 March.
April will begin for the Bantams with back-to-back Saturday home games against Scunthorpe (2 April) and Swindon (9 April) before away matches at Shrewsbury (Saturday 16 April) and Coventry (Tuesday 19 April).
City will finish off their campaign on the road for another year with the long journey to Essex to play Southend (Saturday 30 April).
The club's final fixture of the 2015/2016 campaign will be at home to Chesterfield on Sunday 8 May.
Number of Tuesday evening home matches: 4
Gillingham (18 August 2015)
Bury (20 October 2015)
Coventry City (24 November 2015)
Number of Tuesday evening away matches: 2
Colchester United (29 September 2015)
Coventry City (19 April 2016)
Number of back-to-back away matches: 5
Oldham Athletic (Saturday 5 September 2015)
Colchester United (Tuesday 29 September 2015)
Sheffield United (Monday 28 December 2015)
Gillingham (Saturday 2 January 2016)
Burton Albion (Saturday 6 February 2016)
Shrewsbury Town (Saturday 16 April 2016)
Number of back-to-back home matches: 5
Shrewsbury Town (Saturday 15 August 2015)
Sheffield United (Saturday 19 September 2015)
Bury (Tuesday 20 October 2015)
Barnsley (Saturday 9 January 2016)
Scunthorpe United (Saturday 2 April 2016)
City's busiest month: March/April/October (6 fixtures each) - City are also guaranteed at least six matches in August given their Capital One Cup first round tie at York City.
City's quietest full month: November/December/February (4 fixtures each - although the F.A Cup first round is scheduled for early November and the second round for early December)
Chesterfield - AWAY - Saturday 19 December 2015
Burton Albion - HOME - Saturday 26 December 2015
Sheffield United - AWAY - Monday 28 December 2015
Gillingham - AWAY - Saturday 2 January 2016
Millwall - HOME - Saturday 26 March 2016
Crewe Alexandra - AWAY - Monday 28 March 2016
Sat 8 August - Swindon - AWAY
Sat 15 August - Shrewsbury - HOME
Tue 18 August - Gillingham - HOME
Sat 22 August - Barnsley - AWAY
Tue 19 April - Coventry - AWAY
Sat 23 April - Walsall - HOME
Sat 30 April - Southend United - AWAY
Sun 8 May - Chesterfield - HOME
City's longest away trips:
Gillingham - Saturday 2 January 2016
Southend United - Saturday 30 April 2016
Colchester United - Tuesday 29 September 2015
Millwall - Saturday 31 October 2015
Swindon Town - Saturday 8 August 2015
City's local fixtures (selected Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire sides)
HOME - Saturday 20 February 2016 AWAY - Saturday 3 October 2015
HOME - Saturday 16 January 2016 AWAY - Saturday 5 September 2015
HOME - Saturday 9 January 2016 AWAY - Saturday 22 August 2015
HOME - Saturday 19 September 2015 AWAY - Monday 28 December 2015
HOME - Saturday 12 March 2016 AWAY - Saturday 17 October 2015
HOME - Sunday 8 May 2016 AWAY - Saturday 19 December 2015
HOME - Saturday 2 April 2016 AWAY - Saturday 21 November 2015
HOME - Saturday 10 October 2015 AWAY - Saturday 27 February 2016