How to get from Norwich to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Norwich

distanceDistance157 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £114
fastestFastest modeTrain • £114 • 4 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 157 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Norwich to Manchester. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Norwich to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Norwich 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 Norwich to Manchester.

There are 4 ways to travel to Manchester from Norwich including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Norwich to Manchester. Tickets for a flight cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A flight journey is usually £23 less than a journey to Manchester by coach, which costs on average £26 for the same trip.

A flight is £112 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Norwich to Manchester costing on average £114.

The quickest way to travel between Norwich and Manchester is by train, which takes on average 4 h 40 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 8 h 55 min.

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You should expect to travel around 157 miles from Norwich to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Norwich to Manchester is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Norwich to Manchester:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Norwich, Bus Station and tend to arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Flights most often depart from Norwich at Norwich International Airport and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Norwich and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • National Express can get you to Manchester by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Norwich to Manchester for £26 on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Norwich to Manchester tickets on Omio for £114.

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Manchester with.
  • You can find 11 direct trains per day to Manchester with.

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 buy tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers travelling from Norwich to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Norwich and Manchester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £26 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £3 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £114 one way.

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

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