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from Durham to Manchester

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Travel Information between Durham and Manchester

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 6 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€23) • 2 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or First Transpennine Express

Take a bus or train to travel 93 miles (150 km) from Durham to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Durham to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Durham 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 Durham to Manchester.

How do I travel from Durham to Manchester?

There are 2 travel options from Durham to Manchester: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Durham and Manchester?

The cheapest way to travel between Durham and Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A bus is generally $4 (€3) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $27 (€23) from Durham to Manchester.

What is the quickest way from Durham to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel between Durham and Manchester is by train, which takes on average 2 h 8 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.

How many miles from Durham to Manchester would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 93 miles (150 km) between Durham and Manchester.

When traveling between Durham and Manchester, where do I depart from Durham and where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Durham, Bus Station (stand C) and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Durham and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel operators can get me to Manchester from Durham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Durham to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Durham to Manchester tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Durham to Manchester for $27 (€23) on Omio.

Can I find a direct route to Manchester from Durham?

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

  • You can book a direct train with First Transpennine Express.

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 to Manchester from Durham.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Durham to Manchester?

Your trip from Durham to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Durham to Manchester tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

How early should I book Durham to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $27 (€23) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Durham 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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