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from Guildford to Manchester

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31 Jan
£58Cross Country
£14National Express
£57British Airways
1 Feb
£58Cross Country
£13National Express
£178British Airways
3 Feb
£55Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£54British Airways

Travel Information to Manchester from Guildford

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £110
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £38 • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £55 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, National Express or Cross Country

Travel 170 miles (274 km) by flight, coach or train to Manchester from Guildford. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Guildford to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Guildford 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 Guildford to Manchester.

What are my Guildford to Manchester travel options?

You can travel to Manchester from Guildford 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Guildford to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £38.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is generally £17 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £55 from Guildford to Manchester.

A coach is about £72 less than a train, which costs on average £110 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Guildford to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel to Manchester from Guildford is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 4 h 4 min.

How many miles from Guildford to Manchester would I travel?

Manchester is approximately 170 miles (274 km) away from Guildford.

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

The average frequency per day from Guildford to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Guildford, Egerton Road to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Guildford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Guildford to Manchester?

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

  • You can go to Manchester from Guildford by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £55 with British Airways from Guildford to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel from Guildford to Manchester by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £38 with National Express from Guildford to Manchester.
  • You can travel by train to Manchester from Guildford with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Guildford to Manchester tickets for £110 on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Guildford to Manchester?

Omio customers who travel from Guildford to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Guildford to Manchester ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Guildford 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 plane ticket is on average £55 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £38 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £110 one way on average.

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