There are 8 ways to get from Bristol to Old Trafford by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly

$80 - $120

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Bus via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$25 - $33

6 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Shudehill Interchange M35

$29 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Old Trafford 169.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$88 - $259

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN

$99 - $261

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$159 - $408

Fly Bristol to Chester, train, line 2 tram  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  2. Take the train from Chester to Altrincham
  3. Take the line 2 tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Old Trafford (Manchester Metrolink)

$127 - $247

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Old Trafford is 140 miles. The road distance is 169.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Old Trafford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Bristol to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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Bristol to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Old Trafford is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 27 min.

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

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Bristol to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Old Trafford is 170 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Bristol to Old Trafford.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 140.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Old Trafford, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol to Old Trafford every 2 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Bristol to Old Trafford once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Old Trafford (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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