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

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Train CrossCountry, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Temple Meads to Glastonbury, The Queen's Head 376

$81 - $127

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Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Glastonbury, Town Hall 376

$27 - $38

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Train Arriva Trains Wales, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Bristol, Bus Station 7Xp
  3. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Glastonbury, Town Hall 376

$72 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury 193.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Warminster
  3. Take the bus from Warminster, Market Place to Glastonbury, Town Hall

$80 - $243

Fly Manchester to Exeter, train, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the bus from Temple Meads to Glastonbury, Town Hall

$103 - $272

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the bus from Temple Meads to Glastonbury, Town Hall

$160 - $423

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  3. Take the bus from Temple Meads to Glastonbury, Town Hall

$110 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Glastonbury, Town Hall via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Glastonbury is 161 miles. The road distance is 193.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 39 min and costs £60 - £100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury, including transfers.

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

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

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Greater Manchester to Glastonbury bus services, operated by First, arrive at Glastonbury, Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Glastonbury is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 548+ hotels available in Glastonbury. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury.
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  • Distance: 161.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Glastonbury via Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Bristol Bus & Coach Station, and Bristol, Bus Station in around 8 h 28 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Warminster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Temple Meads to Glastonbury, The Queen's Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Glastonbury, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Temple Meads to Glastonbury, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
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
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Warminster, Market Place to Glastonbury, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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