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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly

$90 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

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

$20 - $27

2 alternative options

Line 33 bus, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 33 bus from Gloucester, Estate Agents to Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) 32 / ...
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) 33
  3. Take the train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly

$54 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Manchester 135.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Manchester is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Manchester is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Gloucester and Manchester is 112 miles. The road distance is 135.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Gloucester to Manchester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Manchester station. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Gloucester, England and Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Gloucester to Manchester via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to Manchester via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Estate Agents to Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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