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from Basingstoke to Manchester

You can get from Basingstoke to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Basingstoke and Manchester

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$49 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $49 (€40) • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $105 (€87) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, BA Cityflyer 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 $49 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, BA Cityflyer or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basingstoke to Manchester.

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FAQs

How do I reach Manchester from Basingstoke?

There are 3 ways to get from Basingstoke to Manchester: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Manchester from Basingstoke?

The cheapest way to travel from Basingstoke to Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $49 (€40).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is about $57 (€47) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $105 (€87) for this trip.

A bus is $30 (€24) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Basingstoke to Manchester costing on average $78 (€65).

What is the quickest way from Basingstoke to Manchester?

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

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 3 h 36 min.

What is the distance between Basingstoke and Manchester?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basingstoke to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to Manchester is:

  • Around 12 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.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Basingstoke to Manchester?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Basingstoke and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travelers board their train from Basingstoke and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel operators can get me to Manchester from Basingstoke?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Basingstoke to Manchester with National Express, and you can find National Express Basingstoke to Manchester tickets for $49 (€40) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Basingstoke to Manchester by flight with BA Cityflyer. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $105 (€87) with BA Cityflyer from Basingstoke to Manchester.
  • You can travel from Basingstoke to Manchester by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $78 (€65) with Cross Country from Basingstoke to Manchester.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Basingstoke and Manchester ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Basingstoke to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Basingstoke to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Basingstoke to Manchester one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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 for this trip costs on average $49 (€40) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $105 (€87) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $78 (€65) one way on average.

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.