How to get from Manchester to Croydon

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Travel Information to Croydon from Manchester

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £122
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £122 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBA Cityflyer, Flixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 170 miles (274 km) by flight, coach or train from Manchester to Croydon. 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 £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BA Cityflyer, Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Croydon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Croydon

Travel to Croydon 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 Manchester to Croydon.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Croydon from Manchester. You can take a flight, coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Croydon, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Croydon:

A coach is £115 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Croydon costing on average £122.

A coach is generally £74 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £81 from Manchester to Croydon.

The fastest way from Manchester to Croydon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between Manchester and Croydon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Croydon by train can take on average 3 h 6 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Croydon is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Manchester and Croydon as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in East Croydon.

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

  • Travel with BA Cityflyer for flights to Croydon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BA Cityflyer Manchester to Croydon tickets on Omio for £122.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Croydon by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Manchester to Croydon tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Croydon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Manchester to Croydon tickets on Omio for £81.
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Croydon? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Croydon usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Luton. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Luton from Croydon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £122 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £7 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £81 one way.

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

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