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from Manchester to Guildford

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Travel Information to Guildford from Manchester

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £248
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £248 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 170 miles (274 km) by coach, flight or train from Manchester to Guildford. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Manchester to Guildford.

Travel Tips

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

There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Guildford: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Guildford?

The cheapest way from Manchester to Guildford is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Guildford:

A coach is £231 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Guildford costing on average £248.

A coach is £64 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to Guildford costing on average £81.

What is the fastest way to Guildford from Manchester?

The fastest way from Manchester to Guildford is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Guildford by train can take on average 3 h 37 min.

How far is Guildford from Manchester?

You should expect to travel around 170 miles (274 km) from Manchester to Guildford.

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Guildford is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Guildford, Egerton Road.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Guildford.
Which travel operators can get me from Manchester to Guildford?

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

  • National Express can take you to Guildford by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Manchester to Guildford for £16.
  • Travel with British Airways to go to Guildford by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways Manchester to Guildford tickets on Omio for £248.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Guildford. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Manchester to Guildford tickets on Omio for £81.
Can I find a direct route from Manchester to Guildford?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct flights with British Airways.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Guildford as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Manchester to Guildford.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Guildford?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Guildford often also extend their holiday to go to London, Luton or Brighton and Hove. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Guildford and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy tickets between Manchester and Guildford online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £16 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £248 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £81 one way.

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