How to travel from Cheltenham to Manchester

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Travel Information between Cheltenham and Manchester

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€16) • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $76 (€72) • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 109 miles (176 km) between Cheltenham and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cheltenham to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cheltenham to Manchester

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 Cheltenham to Manchester.

There are 4 ways to travel to Manchester from Cheltenham including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Manchester from Cheltenham is by taking a bus with an average price of $17 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A bus is generally $59 (€56) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $76 (€72) from Cheltenham to Manchester.

The fastest way from Cheltenham to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 22 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Manchester by bus can take on average 3 h 20 min.

The distance is approximately 109 miles (176 km) from Cheltenham to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Cheltenham to Manchester is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 29 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cheltenham at Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival) and arrive in Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Cheltenham Spa and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • You can go to Manchester from Cheltenham by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€16) with Megabus from Cheltenham to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel between Cheltenham and Manchester by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $76 (€72) with Cross Country from Cheltenham to Manchester.

Yes, there are direct services available from Cheltenham to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Megabus.
  • You can find around 2 direct trains per day and travel with.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $17 (€16) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $76 (€72) one way.

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

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