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from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester

You can get from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£67 - £83
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £67 • 3 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £83 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight or train to travel 182 miles (294 km) between Southend-on-Sea 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £67. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Southend-on-Sea 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 Southend-on-Sea to Manchester.
What are my travel options from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester, which costs on average £67.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A train is generally £16 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £83 from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester.

What is the fastest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?

The fastest way from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Manchester from Southend-on-Sea can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 3 h 53 min.

How many miles are between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester is around 182 miles (294 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Southend-on-Sea? Where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester:

    • You can travel to Manchester from Southend-on-Sea by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £83 with British Airways from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester.
    • You can go to Manchester from Southend-on-Sea by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £67 with Avanti West Coast from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester on Omio.
    Where should I go next after I travel between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester?
    Looking to extend your trip from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Southend-on-Sea 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 far in advance should I book tickets to Manchester from Southend-on-Sea online to get the best deals?

    Before travelling from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a plane ticket is £83 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a train ticket is £67 one way on average for this journey.

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