You can get from Bristol to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bristol to Manchester on 30 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||140 miles (226 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£18 - £104|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £18 • 3 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £104 • 3 h 17 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Cross Country|
Take a coach or train to travel 140 miles (226 km) to Manchester from Bristol. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bristol to Manchester.
You can travel to Manchester from Bristol 2 different ways: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Bristol to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Manchester:
A coach is about £87 less than a train, which costs on average £104 for this route.
The fastest way from Bristol to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 17 min.
Other travel options to Manchester from Bristol can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 40 min of travel time.
The distance from Bristol to Manchester is approximately 140 miles (226 km).
The average frequency per day from Bristol to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Manchester from Bristol as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bristol to Manchester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Bristol to Manchester with the following travel operators:
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 from Bristol to Manchester.
Before travelling from Bristol to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Bristol to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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