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from Swindon to Manchester

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Wed
8 Dec
£108Cross Country
£14Megabus
Thu
9 Dec
£108Cross Country
£18National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£107Cross Country
£14National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£108Cross Country
£16National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£114Cross Country
£14National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£108Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Fri
17 Dec
£108Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£87Cross Country
£38National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£88Cross Country
£31National Express

Travel Information between Swindon and Manchester

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £107
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 8 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £107 • 3 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by coach or train to Manchester from Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swindon to Manchester.

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FAQs
What are my Swindon to Manchester travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Swindon to Manchester. You can take a coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Swindon to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is about £94 less than a train, which costs on average £107 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Manchester from Swindon?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Swindon is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 43 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h.

How far is it from Swindon to Manchester?

Manchester is approximately 134 miles (216 km) away from Swindon.

How many services a day are there between Swindon and Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Swindon and in Manchester?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Swindon to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers take a train from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel operators can get me from Swindon to Manchester?

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

  • National Express can take you to Manchester by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Swindon to Manchester for £13.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Swindon to Manchester for £107.
Where should I go next after I travel from Swindon to Manchester?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Swindon 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 Swindon and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Swindon to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Swindon 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 coach ticket for this trip is on average £13 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £107 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Swindon 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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