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from Cheltenham to Manchester

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

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29 Oct
£61Cross Country
30 Oct
£78Avanti West Coast
31 Oct
£77Cross Country
£10National Express
1 Nov
£41Cross Country
2 Nov
£33Cross Country
3 Nov
£33Cross Country
£12National Express
5 Nov
£77Cross Country
£9National Express
6 Nov
£27Cross Country
£13National Express
9 Nov
£77Cross Country

Travel Information between Cheltenham and Manchester

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £41 • 2 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 109 miles (176 km) by coach or train to Manchester from Cheltenham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cheltenham to Manchester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cheltenham to Manchester
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 Cheltenham to Manchester.
How do I go from Cheltenham to Manchester?

You can travel between Cheltenham and Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.

How do I get from Cheltenham to Manchester the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach journey is usually £28 less than a journey to Manchester by train, which costs on average £41 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Manchester from Cheltenham?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Cheltenham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 24 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 3 h 20 min.

How many miles from Cheltenham to Manchester would I travel?

The distance from Cheltenham to Manchester is approximately 109 miles (176 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cheltenham to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Cheltenham to Manchester is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Cheltenham and in Manchester?

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

  • Coaches from Cheltenham to Manchester most often leave from Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains most often depart from Cheltenham at Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cheltenham to Manchester:

  • You can travel by coach between Cheltenham and Manchester with National Express, and you can find National Express Cheltenham to Manchester tickets for £13 on Omio.
  • You can go to Manchester from Cheltenham by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £41 with Cross Country from Cheltenham to Manchester on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Cheltenham to Manchester?
Your journey from Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!
How early should I book Cheltenham to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cheltenham to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £13 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £41 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Cheltenham to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.