There are 9 ways to get from Bristol to Old Trafford by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 33 min

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

$80 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth  •  5 h 35 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

$24 - $32

7 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 27 min

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

$29 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Old Trafford 169.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Bristol to Chester, train, line 250 bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)

$133 - $254

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h

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

$87 - $258

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 8 min

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

$159 - $407

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 16 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

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria

$102 - $276

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Old Trafford is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 52 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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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Bristol to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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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, Warwick Road (Garage) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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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 $26 - $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
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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