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There are 4 ways to get from Cottingham to Manchester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly

£33 - £57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Hull Interchange to Shudehill Interchange M36 / ...

£9 - £16

2 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Cottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road

£46 - £74

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Cottingham to Manchester 94.4 miles

£14 - £21

Cottingham to Manchester by train

The train journey time between Cottingham and Manchester is around 2h 54m and covers a distance of around 97 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 20m. Operated by Northern Rail, Hull Trains and TransPennine Express Service, the Cottingham to Manchester train service departs from Cottingham and arrives in Manchester Piccadilly. Typically 114 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 54m
Fastest train time:
2h 20m
Train distance:
97 miles
Trains per week:
114
Cheapest price:
£33
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:29
Last train departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cottingham to Manchester train schedules

Cottingham → Manchester
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The cheapest way to get from Cottingham to Manchester is to bus which costs £9 - £16 and takes 4h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Cottingham to Manchester is to drive. Taking this option will cost £14 - £21 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cottingham to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Cottingham King Street and arriving at Shudehill Interchange via Hull Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cottingham to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Cottingham and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Hull. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Cottingham and Manchester is 78 miles. The road distance is 94.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cottingham to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Cottingham to Manchester, including transfers.

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Cottingham to Manchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Hull Interchange station.

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Cottingham to Manchester train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, depart from Hull station.

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The best way to get from Cottingham to Manchester is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs £30 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £16 and takes 4h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Cottingham to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 77.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England and Manchester, England?

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £50 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Hull Interchange to Shudehill Interchange twice daily. Tickets cost £9 - £16 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £24
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£22 - £35
Bus operators
Megabus UK

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Cottingham to Manchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Cottingham to Manchester train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cottingham to Manchester is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Cottingham to Manchester.

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