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from Manchester to Guildford

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

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Sat
21 May
£82Avanti West Coast
£18National Express
£67British Airways
Sun
22 May
£74Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£61British Airways
Mon
23 May
£71Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£73British Airways
Tue
24 May
£74Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£73British Airways
Wed
25 May
£68Avanti West Coast
£10National Express
£57British Airways
Thu
26 May
£79Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
£66British Airways
Fri
27 May
£72Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£74British Airways

Travel Information between Manchester and Guildford

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £59
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £50 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Cross Country

Travel 170 miles (274 km) by coach, flight or train between Manchester and 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 route are National Express, British Airways or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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.
FAQs

What are my travel options from Manchester to Guildford?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Manchester and Guildford. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Guildford?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Guildford, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Guildford:

A coach is £35 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Guildford costing on average £50.

A coach journey is usually £43 less than a journey to Guildford by train, which costs on average £59 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Guildford?

The quickest way to travel to Guildford from Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 27 min   on average.

How far is it from Manchester to Guildford?

The distance from Manchester to Guildford is approximately 170 miles (274 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Guildford is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Manchester to Guildford?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Guildford, Egerton Road.
  • Most travellers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Guildford.

Which travel companies can take me from Manchester to Guildford?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Guildford:

  • You can travel from Manchester to Guildford by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £16 with National Express from Manchester to Guildford.
  • You can travel by plane from Manchester to Guildford with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Manchester to Guildford tickets for £50 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Guildford from Manchester by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £59 with Cross Country from Manchester to Guildford.

Is there a direct service between Manchester and Guildford?

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Guildford with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Guildford with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Guildford tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Guildford?

Your journey from Manchester to Guildford doesn't have to end in Guildford. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Brighton and Hove. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Brighton and Hove to your Manchester to Guildford trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Guildford today!

How early should I book tickets to Guildford from Manchester online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £50 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £59 one way on average.

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