There are 6 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Garstang by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 40 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Garstang, Park Hill Road 40 / ...

$18 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire National Express
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Garstang, Park Hill Road 40 / ...

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Train, line 42 bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Poulton-le-Fylde
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Garstang, Park Hill Road 42

$22 - $32

Line 37 bus, line 125 bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Bolton Interchange 37
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton Interchange to Walton-le-Dale, Sir Robert Peel 125

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Garstang 47.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Garstang 47.3 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Garstang is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Garstang is to taxi which costs £120 - £160 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Garstang is 38 miles. The road distance is 47.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Greater Manchester to Garstang, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Garstang. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Garstang, Park Hill Road via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Garstang via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Preston, Lancashire, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Garstang, Park Hill Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Garstang, Park Hill Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Walton-le-Dale, Sir Robert Peel
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Garstang
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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