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There are 4 ways to get from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Harrogate to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road

$69 - $97

Cheapest option

Line 825 bus, line 36 bus, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 825
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 7 to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn 36 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Line 825 bus, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 825
  2. Take the train from Harrogate to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road

$28 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester 69.6 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester is to line 825 bus and line 36 bus and bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre and arriving at Moss Side, Horton Rd via Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 7, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Fountains Abbey and Greater Manchester is 53 miles. The road distance is 69.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by Dales and District, depart from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre station.

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The best way to get from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can line 825 bus and line 36 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester.

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Map of how to get from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 53.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Fountains Abbey, England and Greater Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester via Harrogate, Leeds, Manchester Oxford Road, and Manchester City Centre, India House in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fountains Abbey to Greater Manchester via Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre, Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 7, Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Piccadilly Gardens in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 7 to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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