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from Manchester to Norwich

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

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Tue
30 Nov
£52East Midlands Railway
£20National Express
Wed
1 Dec
£59East Midlands Railway
£19National Express
Thu
2 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£15National Express
Fri
3 Dec
£113Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Sat
4 Dec
£113Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£78Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Mon
6 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£16National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£52East Midlands Railway
£15National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£42East Midlands Railway
£14National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£59East Midlands Railway
£16National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£73East Midlands Railway
£16National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£77Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£15National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£116
£15National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£34
£14National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£42East Midlands Railway
£14National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£52East Midlands Railway
£23National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£66East Midlands Railway
£27National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£112Avanti West Coast
£27National Express

Travel Information from Manchester to Norwich

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 9 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £90 • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or

Travel 157 miles (254 km) by coach or train between Manchester and Norwich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 30 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 trip are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Norwich.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Norwich
Travel to Norwich 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 Norwich.
FAQs
How do I go from Manchester to Norwich?

There are 2 ways to get from Manchester to Norwich: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Norwich?

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

A coach is generally £74 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £90 from Manchester to Norwich.

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

The quickest way to travel to Norwich from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 4 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h.

How far is Norwich from Manchester?

The distance from Manchester to Norwich is approximately 157 miles (254 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Norwich is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Manchester and Norwich 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 Norwich?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Manchester to Norwich depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Norwich, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Norwich.
Which travel companies can take me from Manchester to Norwich?

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

  • You can go to Norwich from Manchester by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £16 with National Express from Manchester to Norwich on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Manchester to Norwich?
Your journey from Manchester to Norwich doesn't have to end in Norwich. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Stansted or Cambridge. If you’d like to add London, Stansted or Cambridge to your Manchester to Norwich trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Norwich today!
How early should I buy Manchester to Norwich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £90 one way.

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