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

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Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly 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

$73 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores X20
  3. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station 1 / ...

$35 - $39

4 alternative options

Train via Stockport  •  5 h 23 min

  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

$75 - $123

Bus, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Birmingham, Navigation Street M15 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) 144
  3. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh

$51 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds 132.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$143 - $390

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds station. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds via Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, Birmingham New Street, Worcester Shrub Hill, and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Cotswolds via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores, and Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Stockport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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
37 min
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
40 min
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
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
Train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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