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from Huddersfield to Manchester

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19 May
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Travel Information between Huddersfield and Manchester

distanceDistance22 miles (35 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 22 miles (35 km) to Manchester from Huddersfield. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Huddersfield to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield to Manchester.

How do I go from Huddersfield to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to get from Huddersfield to Manchester: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Manchester from Huddersfield?

The cheapest way from Huddersfield to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is £3 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Huddersfield to Manchester costing on average £17.

What is the fastest way from Huddersfield to Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Huddersfield is by train with an average travel time of 29 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 50 min   on average.

How far is Manchester from Huddersfield?

You should expect to travel around 22 miles (35 km) from Huddersfield to Manchester.

How many services a day are there to Manchester from Huddersfield?

The average frequency per day from Huddersfield to Manchester is:

  • Around 50 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield and in Manchester?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Huddersfield to Manchester depart from Huddersfield, Market Street (stop M2) to Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Huddersfield and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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

  • Megabus can take you to Manchester by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Huddersfield to Manchester for £14.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Huddersfield to Manchester tickets on Omio for £17.

Is it possible to travel directly from Huddersfield to Manchester?

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

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Megabus.
  • You can take a direct train with First Transpennine Express with 50 direct trains per day.

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 between Huddersfield and Manchester.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Manchester from Huddersfield ends?

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

How far in advance should I book tickets to Manchester from Huddersfield online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £17 one way on average.

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