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There are 8 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire by bus, train, subway, car or plane

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Line 147 bus, train, subway

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Rusholme, Great Western Street to Piccadilly Rail Station
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  3. Take the subway from Euston Square station to Harrow-on-the-Hill station
  4. Take the train from Harrow-on-the-Hill to Wendover

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rusholme Centre to Manchester Airport The Station
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oxford City Centre, Sightseeing Randolph
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street to Aylesbury Bus Stn

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central station to Aylesbury Bus Stn

Train, bus via Oxford

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station to Aylesbury Bus Stn

Drive

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire

Line 147 bus, fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Rusholme Centre to Piccadilly Rail Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Wendover

Fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Wendover

Fly to Southampton, train

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU)
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Wendover

Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Greater Manchester and Buckinghamshire is around 4h 15m and covers a distance of around 220 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 47 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 43m. Operated by Stagecoach Manchester, Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire service departs from Rusholme, Great Western Street and arrives in Wendover. Typically 94 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 27m
Layover time:
47 min
Total time:
4h 15m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 43m
Journey distance:
220 miles
Services per week:
94
Cheapest price:
£82
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:42
Last service departs at:
20:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire bus, train and subway schedules

Departing Monday, September 20, 2021

Greater Manchester → Buckinghamshire
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Buckinghamshire is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Buckinghamshire is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Buckinghamshire is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire is to bus which costs £21 - £35 and takes 8h.

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The fastest way to get from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire is to drive which takes 3h 5m and costs £27 - £40.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Buckinghamshire is 134 miles. The road distance is 173.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire without a car is to line 147 bus and train and subway which takes 4h 5m and costs £80 - £270.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Buckinghamshire. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire.
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  • Distance: 133.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Buckinghamshire, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Buckinghamshire via Manchester Airport The Station, Oxford City Centre, Sightseeing Randolph, Oxford City Centre, High Street, Aylesbury Bus Stn, and Aylesbury in around 8h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£22 - £150
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £240
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £180
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Euston Square station to Harrow-on-the-Hill station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Harrow-on-the-Hill to Wendover
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Chiltern Railways
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Train from London Marylebone to Wendover
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
Chiltern Railways
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £23
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rusholme, Great Western Street to Piccadilly Rail Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Rusholme Centre to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Rusholme Centre to Piccadilly Rail Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central station to Aylesbury Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station to Aylesbury Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street to Aylesbury Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hulleys of Baslow
Phone
01246 582246
Email
office2008@hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Website
hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Bus from Rusholme Centre to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Hulleys of Baslow
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oxford City Centre, Sightseeing Randolph
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
Redline
Phone
01296 426786
Email
office@redlinebuses.com
Website
redlinebuses.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street to Aylesbury Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Redline

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