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from Manchester to Bath

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Bath on Sep 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:20PMManchester, Airport3h50 07:10PMBristol, City Centre
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$301One-way
Cheapest
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station9h20 01:20AMBath, Dorchester Street
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$241One-way
Other options
09:10AMManchester, Airport3h50 01:00PMBristol, City Centre
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$301One-way
04:40PMManchester4h10 08:50PMBristol, City Centre
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$301One-way
01:25PMManchester4h25 05:50PMBristol, City Centre
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$261One-way

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Fri
Sep 24
$84Arriva Trains Wales
$23Megabus
Sat
Sep 25
$72Cross Country
$21National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$72Cross Country
$25Megabus
Mon
Sep 27
$72Cross Country
$16National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$61Cross Country
$16National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$61Cross Country
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Travel Information between Manchester and Bath

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $121
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $121 (€96) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or Great Western Railway

Travel 144 miles (233 km) by bus, flight or train 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 $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, Loganair or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Bath.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Bath
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FAQs
How do I go from Manchester to Bath?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Manchester to Bath?

The cheapest way to travel to Bath from Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $21 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Bath:

A bus is $99 (€79) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Bath costing on average $121 (€96).

A bus is $51 (€41) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to Bath costing on average $72 (€58).

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

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

Other travel options to Bath can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

How far is it from Manchester to Bath?

You should expect to travel around 144 miles (233 km) between Manchester and Bath.

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Bath is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Bath?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Bath, Westgate Buildings.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Manchester to Bath depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Bath Spa.
Which travel companies can take me from Manchester to Bath?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Bath by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Manchester to Bath tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
  • Travel with Loganair for flights to Bath. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Loganair Manchester to Bath tickets on Omio for $121 (€96).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Bath by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Manchester to Bath tickets on Omio for $72 (€58).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Bath?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Bath? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Bath usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Oxford. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Oxford from Bath, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Manchester to Bath one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $21 (€17) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $121 (€96) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $72 (€58) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Bath tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Bath
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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