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Cheap train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
02:00PM3h00
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
05:00PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$491One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:31PM2h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:28PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$671One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
04:00PM2h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:59PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$671One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:31PM2h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:29PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$791One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:31AM2h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:29PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$791One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, April 14
Cross Country
01:00PM3h00
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:00PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:31PM2h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:29PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:31PM2h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:28PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Cross Country
04:00PM2h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:59PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:31AM2h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:29PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Cross Country
02:00PM3h00
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
05:00PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Fastest Journey

2 h 57 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

227 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:31PM2h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:28PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$671One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:31PM2h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:29PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$791One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:31AM2h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:29PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$791One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
04:00PM2h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:59PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$671One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:00PM3h00
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:00PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$1481One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$110 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains

Trains from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 140 miles (226 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $110 (€96), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) trains

Buy your official CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from $44 (€39) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train information with Transport for Wales:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 9 min
  • Cheapest Price: $86

FAQs: Trains from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
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Cheap train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as $44 (€39) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is $110 (€96); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is on average 2 h 57 min   for the 140 mile (226 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 6: 35 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 8: 31 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN), you can count on CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 31 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) including taking a train or bus.

Trains departing from Bristol Temple Meads

Distance from Bristol Temple Meads to city center
Distance from Bristol Temple Meads to city center
1.9 miles (3 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Bristol Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 35 minutes via the A1 bus.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platform 3.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is available on the station forecourt. If you require an accessible taxi please approach a member of staff for assistance. To reach the station forecourt; exit through the ticket barriers, turn left and exit through the main doors. You can find more information about local taxi services here. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: WHS/M& S; Uppercrust; Pumpkin; Pasty Shop; Starbucks; Lily's Flowers
Dining
Dining
The Pasty Shop | Starbucks | Upper Crust | Pumpkin Café | Hart's Bakery
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair access, elevators, escalators.

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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