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 42 bus  •  2 h 35 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

$25 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  3 h 5 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 / ...

$16 - $20

4 alternative options

Train, bus, line 40 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (Preston Bus Station Stand 21) 3 / ...
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Garstang, Park Hill Road 40 / ...

$25 - $31

Line 36 bus, line 125 bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Bolton Interchange 36 / ...
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton Interchange to Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station 125
  3. Take the line 125 bus from Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) 125 / ...

$23 - $24

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

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 5 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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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Garstang without a car is to train and line 42 bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Greater Manchester to Garstang, including transfers.

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

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Greater Manchester to Garstang bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Garstang, Park Hill Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Garstang is 47 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Garstang.

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There are 1023+ hotels available in Garstang. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Garstang.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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, Portland St (Premier Inn), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Preston, Lancashire, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Garstang, Park Hill Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (Preston Bus Station Stand 21)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 8)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
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 Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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