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There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Congleton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Congleton

$11 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 44 bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from Moss Side, Parkside Rd to Stockport Bus Station 44
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Congleton

$7 - $45

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Congleton 24.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Congleton 24.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Congleton is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Congleton is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Congleton is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Congleton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £8 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Greater Manchester to Congleton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Congleton is 24 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Congleton.

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There are 465+ hotels available in Congleton. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Congleton.
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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Greater Manchester to Congleton hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 36 min. CrossCountry also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Congleton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Congleton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Congleton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Train from Stockport to Congleton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Parkside Rd to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Congleton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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