You can get from Reading to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||149 miles (240 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£17 - £84|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £17 • 4 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £65 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||British Airways, Megabus or Avanti West Coast|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 149 miles (240 km) to Manchester from Reading. 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 £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways, Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Reading to Manchester.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Reading to Manchester. You can take a flight, coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Reading to Manchester, which costs on average £17.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:
A coach is £48 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Reading to Manchester costing on average £65.
A coach is generally £67 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £84 from Reading to Manchester.
The quickest way to travel between Reading and Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h on average.
In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 8 min.
The distance from Reading to Manchester is approximately 149 miles (240 km).
The average frequency per day from Reading to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Reading and Manchester 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 Reading to Manchester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Reading to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Reading to Manchester with the following travel companies:
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 journey.
Before travelling from Reading to Manchester, 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 Reading to Manchester 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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