How to travel from Bath to Manchester

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from Bath to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bath to Manchester on Nov 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:54PMBath, Dorchester Street6h31 09:25PMManchester, Coach Station
2 transfers
04:30PMBath, Dorchester Street7h20 11:50PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
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11:24AMBath, Dorchester Street7h01 06:25PMManchester, Coach Station
2 transfers
10:24AMBath, Dorchester Street7h11 05:35PMManchester, Coach Station
2 transfers
09:24AMBath, Dorchester Street6h31 03:55PMManchester, Coach Station
2 transfers

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Travel Information to Manchester from Bath

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $282
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€29) • 6 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $282 (€258) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Eastern Airways or Transport for Wales

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 144 miles (233 km) to Manchester from Bath. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, Eastern Airways or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bath to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bath 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 Bath to Manchester.

There are 4 travel options from Bath to Manchester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Bath is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A bus is generally $250 (€229) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $282 (€258) from Bath to Manchester.

Taking a bus is about $45 (€41) less than taking a train, which costs on average $77 (€70) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Bath and Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by bus can take on average 6 h 27 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 48 min   of travel time.

The Bath to Manchester distance is around 144 miles (233 km).

The average frequency per day from Bath to Manchester is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 14 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bath to Manchester as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bath to Manchester:

  • Buses mostly depart from Bath, London Road and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bath Spa and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • You can travel to Manchester from Bath by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€29) with National Express from Bath to Manchester.
  • You can travel between Bath and Manchester by flight with Eastern Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $282 (€258) with Eastern Airways from Bath to Manchester.
  • You can take a train from Bath to Manchester with Transport for Wales. Cheap tickets can be found for $77 (€70) with Transport for Wales from Bath to Manchester.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can book a direct train with.

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.

Looking to extend your trip from Bath to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Bath 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.

Before traveling from Bath 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 route is costing $32 (€29) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $282 (€258) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $77 (€70) one way.

But we recommend booking Bath 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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