You can get from Swansea to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
|Distance||146 miles (236 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£22 - £35|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £22 • 7 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £35 • 4 h 13 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Arriva Trains Wales|
Take a coach or train to travel 146 miles (236 km) to Manchester from Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Swansea to Manchester.
There are 2 ways to get from Swansea to Manchester: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Swansea to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Manchester:
A coach is generally £13 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £35 from Swansea to Manchester.
The quickest way to travel to Manchester from Swansea is by train, which takes on average 4 h 13 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 25 min of travel time.
Manchester is approximately 146 miles (236 km) away from Swansea.
The average frequency per day from Swansea to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Swansea and Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Swansea to Manchester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Swansea to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Swansea to Manchester with the following travel operators:
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 Swansea.
Before travelling from Swansea to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Swansea 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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