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from Manchester to Bath

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

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Travel Information from Manchester to Bath

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $151 (€136) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, Loganair or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 144 miles (233 km) between Manchester and Bath. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus, Loganair or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Bath.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Bath

Travel to Bath 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 Manchester to Bath.

How do I travel from Manchester to Bath?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Manchester and Bath. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Bath?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Bath is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€16) compared to other travel options to Bath:

Taking a bus is about $134 (€120) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $151 (€136) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $116 (€104) less than taking a train, which costs on average $134 (€120) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Bath?

The fastest way from Manchester to Bath is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Bath by train can take on average 3 h 34 min.

How many miles from Manchester to Bath would I travel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Bath is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to Bath 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 Manchester to Bath?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Coach Station to Bath, London Road.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bath Spa.

Which travel companies can take me from Manchester to Bath?

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

  • You can take a bus from Manchester to Bath with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $18 (€16) with Megabus from Manchester to Bath.
  • You can go to Bath from Manchester by plane with Loganair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $151 (€136) with Loganair from Manchester to Bath on Omio.
  • You can go to Bath from Manchester by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for $134 (€120) with Cross Country from Manchester to Bath on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bath from Manchester ends?

Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Bath often also extend their vacation to go to London, Bristol or Oxford. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bath and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost $18 (€16) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $151 (€136) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $134 (€120) one way on average.

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

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