You can get from Manchester to Stansted by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Stansted on 01 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||149 miles (240 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£41 - £93|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £41 • 5 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £84 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||British Airways, National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 149 miles (240 km) by flight, coach or train to Stansted from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Stansted.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Stansted. You can take a flight, coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Stansted. Tickets for a coach cost on average £41.
This is compared to other travel options to Stansted:
A coach journey is usually £43 less than a journey to Stansted by plane, which costs on average £84 for the same trip.
A coach is about £52 less than a train, which costs on average £93 for this route.
The fastest way to get to Stansted from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.
There are alternative travel options to Stansted that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Stansted by coach can take on average 5 h 35 min.
In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 33 min.
Stansted is approximately 149 miles (240 km) away from Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Stansted is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Manchester to Stansted as scheduled services by flight, 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 Stansted:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Stansted, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before travelling from Manchester to Stansted, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Manchester to Stansted 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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