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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston

$107 - $181

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Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$26 - $33

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International

$108 - $152

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London 216.2 miles

$45 - $70

Line 101 bus to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, Tube, train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park (Old Bus Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West (RITZ)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
  4. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station

$105 - $311

Line 101 bus to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park (Old Bus Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West (RITZ)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station

$85 - $329

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$76 - $199

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, Tube, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
  4. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station

$114 - $264

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Prince Regent Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and ExCeL London is 165 miles. The road distance is 216.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to ExCeL London 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 ExCeL London is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 3 min.

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

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Greater Manchester to ExCeL London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to ExCeL London is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London.

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

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 165.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and ExCeL London, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to ExCeL London every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park (Old Bus Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West (RITZ)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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