How to get from Manchester to Harrogate

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from Manchester to Harrogate

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Harrogate on 26 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:54Manchester Victoria2h16 11:10Harrogate
1 change
16:00Manchester, Coach Station2h57 18:57Harrogate, Station Parade
1 change
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10:54Manchester Victoria2h16 13:10Harrogate
1 change
07:05Manchester, Coach Station3h00 10:05Harrogate, Station Parade
1 change
10:27Manchester Piccadilly1h36 12:03Harrogate
1 change

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Travel Information between Manchester and Harrogate

distanceDistance45 miles (73 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 2 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 1 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 45 miles (73 km) by coach or train from Manchester to Harrogate. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Harrogate.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Harrogate

Travel to Harrogate 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 Harrogate.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Harrogate, which costs on average £21.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Harrogate:

A coach is about £1 less than a train, which costs on average £22 for this route.

The fastest way from Manchester to Harrogate is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 43 min.

Other travel options to Harrogate from Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Harrogate by coach can take on average 2 h 29 min.

Harrogate is approximately 45 miles (73 km) away from Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Harrogate is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Harrogate from Manchester 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 Harrogate:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Harrogate, Library Gardens.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Harrogate.

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

  • National Express can get you to Harrogate by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Manchester to Harrogate for £21 on Omio.
  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Harrogate by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Manchester to Harrogate tickets on Omio for £22.

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

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with.
  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Harrogate? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Harrogate usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Leeds or York. If you're looking to explore London, Leeds or York from Harrogate, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £21 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £22 one way.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Harrogate 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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