How to get from Watford to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Watford

distanceDistance148 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£61 - £264
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £61 • 3 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £264 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 148 miles to Manchester from Watford. 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 £61. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Watford to Manchester.

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There are 4 travel options from Watford to Manchester: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Watford to Manchester, which costs on average £61.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A coach is generally £203 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £264 from Watford to Manchester.

A coach is about £14 less than a train, which costs on average £74 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Watford to 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, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 59 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 2 h 23 min.

The Watford to Manchester distance is approximately 148 miles.

The average frequency per day from Watford to Manchester is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Watford 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 when travelling from Watford to Manchester:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Watford, High Street (stop F) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Watford Junction and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Watford 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 Watford to Manchester for £61.
  • British Airways can take you to Manchester by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for British Airways from Watford to Manchester for £264.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Watford to Manchester tickets on Omio for £74.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Watford 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 Watford and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £61 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £264 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £74 one way on average.

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

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