You can get from Manchester to Bristol by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Bristol on 30 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||140 miles (226 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£14 - £61|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £14 • 3 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £61 • 3 h 3 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Arriva Trains Wales|
Travel 140 miles (226 km) by coach or train to Bristol from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 3 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 route are Megabus or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Bristol.
There are 2 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Bristol. You can take a coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Bristol, which costs on average £14.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bristol:
A coach is about £47 less than a train, which costs on average £61 for this trip.
The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Bristol is by train, which takes on average 3 h 3 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 40 min.
You should expect to travel around 140 miles (226 km) from Manchester to Bristol.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Bristol is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to 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 when travelling from Manchester to Bristol:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Bristol, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Bristol with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bristol tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.
Before travelling from Manchester to Bristol, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Manchester to Bristol 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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