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from Norwich to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Norwich to Manchester on 4 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:04Norwich4h42 13:46Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£1131One-way
Cheapest
09:04Norwich4h42 13:46Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£1131One-way
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10:00Norwich4h46 14:46Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£1131One-way
09:32Norwich4h55 14:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£1131One-way
10:32Norwich4h55 15:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£1131One-way

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Sat
4 Dec
£113Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£113Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Mon
6 Dec
£59East Midlands Railway
£18National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£52East Midlands Railway
£17National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£46East Midlands Railway
£17National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£116
£15National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£73East Midlands Railway
£20National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£65East Midlands Railway
£18National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£97Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£52East Midlands Railway
£16National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£42East Midlands Railway
£16National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£14National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£52East Midlands Railway
£19National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£59East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£59East Midlands Railway
£30National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£91Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£35National Express
Tue
21 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£35National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£52East Midlands Railway
£38National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£52
£41National Express

Travel Information between Norwich and Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £91
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 8 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £91 • 4 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 157 miles (254 km) by coach or train to Manchester from Norwich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Norwich to Manchester.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Norwich to Manchester?

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

How do I get from Norwich to Manchester the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Norwich to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is about £76 less than a train, which costs on average £91 for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Norwich to Manchester?

The fastest way from Norwich to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 50 min   on average.

How far is Manchester from Norwich?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Norwich to Manchester is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Norwich and Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Norwich? Where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Norwich to Manchester depart from Norwich, Bus Station to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers board their train from Norwich and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Who can get me from Norwich to Manchester?

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

  • You can go to Manchester from Norwich by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £15 with National Express from Norwich to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Norwich to Manchester with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Norwich to Manchester tickets for £91 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Norwich and Manchester?

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

  • You can travel directly by coach with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Manchester from Norwich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Norwich to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Norwich and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Norwich to Manchester online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Norwich to Manchester, 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 journey is £15 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £91 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Norwich to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.