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There are 7 ways to get from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bracknell to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$115 - $193

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Bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$32 - $38

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly

$87 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station 196.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bracknell to Staines
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$80 - $277

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$85 - $213

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bracknell to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$100 - $365

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The cheapest way to get from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £24 - £30 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bracknell station to Manchester Piccadilly Station station. However, there are services departing from Bracknell Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station. However, there are services departing from Bracknell and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Bracknell and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 157 miles. The road distance is 196.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £30 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 156.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Bracknell, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

You can take a train from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
South Western Railway
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Bracknell to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 841+ hotels available in Manchester Piccadilly Station. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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