How to travel from Northampton to Manchester

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Travel Information from Northampton to Manchester

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€19) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Travel 102 miles (164 km) by bus or train from Northampton to Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Northampton to Manchester.

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from Northampton to Manchester

How to get from Northampton to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Northampton to Manchester is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
08:50AM5h40
Northampton
02:30PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$221One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
08:50AM5h40
Northampton
02:30PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$221One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:10AM1h55
Northampton station (NMP)
11:05AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$831One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Avanti West Coast
09:40AM2h25
Northampton station (NMP)
12:05PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$831One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:10AM1h55
Northampton station (NMP)
10:05AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$831One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
08:50AM6h25
Northampton
03:15PMManchester, Airport
$221One-way
1 transfer
National Express
09:35AM4h45
Northampton
02:20PMManchester, Coach Station
$391One-way
1 transfer
National Express
09:25AM4h55
Northampton, Far Cotton
02:20PMManchester, Coach Station
$391One-way
1 transfer

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You can travel by travel to Manchester from Northampton with National Express and CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Northampton and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Manchester from Northampton, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Northampton to Manchester

      FAQs: 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 Northampton to Manchester.
      FAQs

      You can get to Manchester from Northampton 2 different ways: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Manchester is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

      Taking a bus costs $4 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€19) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Northampton to Manchester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 4 h 50 min on average.

      Manchester is approximately 102 miles (164 km) away from Northampton.

      The average frequency per day from Northampton to Manchester is:

      • 4 buses per day.

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

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

      • Buses from Northampton to Manchester most often leave from Northampton, Far Cotton and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
      • Trains most often depart from Northampton at Northampton and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.

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

      • You can travel to Manchester from Northampton by bus with National Express or Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $17 (€15) with Megabus from Northampton to Manchester.
      • You can go to Manchester from Northampton by train with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Trains. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€19) with Virgin Trains from Northampton to Manchester on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Northampton to Manchester with the following travel companies:

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

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

      Your trip from Northampton 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, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow to your Northampton to Manchester tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!
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