How to travel from Norwich to Manchester

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Travel Information between Norwich and Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $146
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 9 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $146 (€131) • 4 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a bus or train to travel 157 miles (254 km) to Manchester from Norwich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Norwich to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Norwich 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 Norwich to Manchester.

There are 2 ways to travel to Manchester from Norwich including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Manchester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€22) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is usually $122 (€109) less than taking a train to Manchester, which costs on average $146 (€131) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Norwich is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 27 min.

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h.

The distance is approximately 157 miles (254 km) from Norwich to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Norwich to Manchester is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Norwich to Manchester 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 when traveling from Norwich to Manchester:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Norwich, Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • You can go to Manchester from Norwich by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€22) with National Express from Norwich to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel to Manchester from Norwich by train with Greater Anglia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $146 (€131) with Greater Anglia from Norwich to Manchester.

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

  • You can take a direct bus 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 route.

Your trip from Norwich 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 Norwich to Manchester tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $25 (€22) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $146 (€131) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Norwich 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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