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from Manchester to Gloucester

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

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Travel Information to Gloucester from Manchester

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £41 • 2 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 111 miles (179 km) by coach or train to Gloucester from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Gloucester.

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Travel from Manchester to Gloucester
Travel to Gloucester 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 Gloucester.
What are my Manchester to Gloucester travel options?

You can travel to Gloucester from Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Gloucester?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Gloucester, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Gloucester:

A coach is about £26 less than a train, which costs on average £41 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Gloucester from Manchester?

The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Gloucester is by train, which takes on average 2 h 41 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Gloucester by coach can take on average 4 h 15 min.

How many miles from Manchester to Gloucester would I travel?

The Manchester to Gloucester distance is approximately 111 miles (179 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Gloucester is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Gloucester at Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub).
  • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Gloucester.
Which travel operators can get me from Manchester to Gloucester?

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

  • National Express can get you to Gloucester by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Manchester to Gloucester for £15 on Omio.
  • Cross Country can get you to Gloucester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Manchester to Gloucester for £41 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Gloucester?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Gloucester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Bristol or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Gloucester and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Manchester to Gloucester ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £15 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £41 one way for this journey.

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