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from Guildford to Manchester

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$79Cross Country
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$74Avanti West Coast
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Travel Information from Guildford to Manchester

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$53 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $53 (€44) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $76 (€63) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, National Express or Cross Country

Travel 170 miles (274 km) by flight, bus or train to Manchester from Guildford. 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 $53 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are British Airways, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Guildford to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Guildford 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 Guildford to Manchester.

How do I go from Guildford to Manchester?

There are 3 ways to travel between Guildford and Manchester including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Guildford to Manchester?

The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Manchester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $53 (€44) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is usually $23 (€19) less than taking a flight to Manchester, which costs on average $76 (€63) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $98 (€82) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $151 (€126) from Guildford to Manchester.

What is the quickest way to get from Guildford to Manchester?

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

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by bus can take on average 6 h 45 min.

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

What is the distance from Guildford to Manchester?

The Guildford to Manchester distance is around 170 miles (274 km).

How many services a day are there to Manchester from Guildford?

The average frequency per day from Guildford to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling to Manchester from Guildford, where do I depart from Guildford and where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Guildford at Guildford, Egerton Road and arrive in Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains most often depart from Guildford at Guildford and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel operators can get me to Manchester from Guildford?

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

  • Travel with British Airways to go to Manchester by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways Guildford to Manchester tickets on Omio for $76 (€63).
  • National Express can get you to Manchester by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Guildford to Manchester for $53 (€44) on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Guildford to Manchester for $151 (€126).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Guildford to Manchester?

Many of our customers traveling from Guildford to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Manchester are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets from Guildford to Manchester online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $76 (€63) one way.
  • A bus ticket costs $53 (€44) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $151 (€126) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Guildford 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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