How to travel from Basingstoke to Manchester

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Travel Information from Basingstoke to Manchester

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 4 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $131 (€116) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 160 miles (258 km) from Basingstoke to 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Basingstoke to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Basingstoke to Manchester

Travel Tips: 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 Basingstoke to Manchester.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Basingstoke to Manchester. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Manchester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€21) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is usually $107 (€95) less than taking a flight to Manchester, which costs on average $131 (€116) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $106 (€94) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $130 (€115) from Basingstoke to Manchester.

The fastest way from Basingstoke to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 46 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 28 min.

The distance from Basingstoke to Manchester is approximately 160 miles (258 km).

The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to Manchester is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Basingstoke and Manchester as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basingstoke to Manchester:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station (stop Y) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Basingstoke to Manchester depart from Basingstoke to Manchester Piccadilly.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basingstoke to Manchester:

  • You can take a bus from Basingstoke to Manchester with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€21) with National Express from Basingstoke to Manchester.
  • You can go to Manchester from Basingstoke by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $131 (€116) with British Airways from Basingstoke to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel to Manchester from Basingstoke by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $130 (€115) with Cross Country from Basingstoke to Manchester.

Yes, there are direct routes from Basingstoke to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to Manchester with.
  • You can check for a direct train to Manchester with Cross Country with 7 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Basingstoke to Manchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basingstoke and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Basingstoke to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $24 (€21) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $131 (€116) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $130 (€115) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Basingstoke 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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