How to get from Bath to Manchester

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from Bath to Manchester

You can get from Bath to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bath to Manchester on 19 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:46Bath Spa4h27 14:13Manchester Piccadilly
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08:29Bath Spa4h44 13:13Manchester Piccadilly
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08:56Bath Spa4h17 13:13Manchester Piccadilly
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07:57Bath Spa4h16 12:13Manchester Piccadilly
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Travel Information to Manchester from Bath

distanceDistance144 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £230
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £230 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Eastern Airways or Transport for Wales

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 144 miles from Bath to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, Eastern Airways or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Bath to Manchester.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Bath to Manchester: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bath to Manchester, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A coach is £214 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Bath to Manchester costing on average £230.

A coach journey is usually £46 less than a journey to Manchester by train, which costs on average £62 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Bath is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 6 h 27 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 48 min.

The Bath to Manchester distance is approximately 144 miles.

The average frequency per day from Bath to Manchester is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bath to Manchester as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bath to Manchester:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Bath, London Road and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bath Spa to Manchester Piccadilly.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bath to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Bath to Manchester tickets on Omio for £15.
  • Eastern Airways can take you to Manchester by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eastern Airways from Bath to Manchester for £230.
  • Travel with Transport for Wales for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Transport for Wales Bath to Manchester tickets on Omio for £62.

Yes, there are direct services available from Bath to Manchester with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Manchester from Bath.

Your journey from Bath to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Bath to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

When planning your trip from Bath to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £15 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £230 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £62 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Bath and Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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