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There are 6 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Levenshulme  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill
  3. Take the train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh

$74 - $120

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Bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham
  3. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Moreton-in-Marsh, station 801

$26 - $37

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Train  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
  3. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh

$74 - $119

Train, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station 144
  3. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds 132.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh

$144 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds is to bus which costs £19 - £29 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds station. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Platt Ln and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh, station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Royal Well Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Cotswolds is 103 miles. The road distance is 132.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds without a car is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs £55 - £95.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs £55 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Greater Manchester to Cotswolds bus services, operated by Pulhams Coaches, arrive at Moreton-in-Marsh, station.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds.
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  • Distance: 103.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds via Levenshulme Stn, Levenshulme, Stockport, Birmingham New Street, Worcester Shrub Hill, and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 5h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds via Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Royal Well Bus Station, and Moreton-in-Marsh, station in around 8h 16m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
First Worcestershire
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Pulhams Coaches

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Cotswolds is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds.

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

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There are 614+ hotels available in Cotswolds. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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