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from Northampton to Manchester

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

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26 Oct
£53Cross Country
£115British Airways
27 Oct
£29Cross Country
£244British Airways
28 Oct
£29Cross Country
£22National Express
£189British Airways
29 Oct
£29Cross Country
£123British Airways
30 Oct
£51Avanti West Coast
£85British Airways
31 Oct
£29Avanti West Coast
£102British Airways
1 Nov
£29Cross Country
£90British Airways
2 Nov
£29Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£53British Airways
3 Nov
£29Cross Country
£80British Airways
4 Nov
£29Avanti West Coast
£69British Airways
5 Nov
£29Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£55British Airways
6 Nov
£39Cross Country
£20National Express
£55British Airways

Travel Information from Northampton to Manchester

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £64 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 102 miles (164 km) by flight, coach or train between Northampton and 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 £20. 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 flight, coach or train from Northampton to Manchester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Northampton to Manchester
Travel to Manchester 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 Northampton to Manchester.
How do you get from Northampton to Manchester?

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

What is the cheapest way from Northampton to Manchester?

The cheapest way from Northampton to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is generally £45 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £64 from Northampton to Manchester.

A coach journey is usually £21 less than a journey to Manchester by train, which costs on average £41 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Northampton to Manchester?

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 2 min.

How far is Manchester from Northampton?

The distance between Northampton and Manchester is around 102 miles (164 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Northampton to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Northampton, Saxon Avenue / Wake Way (Grange Park) and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers take a train from Northampton to Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can get me from Northampton to Manchester?

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

  • You can take a flight from Northampton to Manchester with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for £64 with British Airways from Northampton to Manchester.
  • You can go to Manchester from Northampton by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £20 with National Express from Northampton to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Northampton to Manchester with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £41 with Avanti West Coast from Northampton to Manchester.
Can I travel directly between Northampton and Manchester?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Manchester with British Airways.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Manchester with with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Manchester with with around 25 direct trains every day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Northampton to Manchester?
Looking to extend your trip from Northampton to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Northampton to Manchester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets from Northampton to Manchester online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £64 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £20 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £41 one way on average.

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