How to get to Manchester from Cairnryan

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from Cairnryan to Manchester

How to get to Manchester from Cairnryan by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Cairnryan to Manchester is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Girvan station (GIR)
15:51Deansgate (DGT)
3 changes
Girvan station (GIR)
15:51Deansgate (DGT)
3 changes
Avanti West Coast
Girvan station (GIR)
18:52Deansgate (DGT)
3 changes
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Transpennine Express
Girvan station (GIR)
16:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
3 changes
Transpennine Express
Barrhill station (BRL)
16:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
4 changes
Transpennine Express
Girvan station (GIR)
16:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
2 changes

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Travel Information from Cairnryan to Manchester

distanceDistance152 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£27 - £35
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 8 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £35 • 6 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotRail

Travel 152 miles by train or coach to Manchester from Cairnryan. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are ScotRail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Cairnryan to Manchester.

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FAQs: Cairnryan to Manchester

FAQs: Travel to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cairnryan to Manchester.

There are 2 travel options from Cairnryan to Manchester. You can take a train or coach.

The cheapest way to travel from Cairnryan to Manchester is a coach with an average price of £27.

This is compared to other travel options from Cairnryan to Manchester:

Taking a coach costs £7 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £35.

The fastest way from Cairnryan to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 6 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that take longer:

Coach takes 8 h 54 min on average.

Manchester is approximately 152 miles away from Cairnryan.

The average frequency per day from Cairnryan to Manchester is:

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cairnryan to Manchester:

    • Coaches from Cairnryan to Manchester most often leave from Cairnryan, Stena Line and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
    • Trains mostly leave from Cairnryan and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

    The following travel companies offer services from Cairnryan to Manchester:

    • Travel with ScotRail or TransPennine Express to go to Manchester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ScotRail Cairnryan to Manchester tickets on Omio for £27.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Cairnryan to Manchester with the following travel companies:

    • Direct coach with.
    • Take 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 transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Cairnryan and Manchester.

    Many of our customers travelling from Cairnryan to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Cairnryan and Manchester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

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