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

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Hastings

$135 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) 023 / ...

$30 - $40

6 alternative options

Train via Nottingham  •  8 h 26 min

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

$118 - $220

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Hastings 273.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Hastings

$130 - $349

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$102 - $235

Fly Manchester to Southend, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International
  4. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$124 - $388

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 22 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 train from London Charing Cross to Hastings

$139 - $303

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Hastings is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Hastings is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Hastings is 216 miles. The road distance is 273.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Greater Manchester to Hastings, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Hastings via Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, London Bridge Underground Station, and London Bridge in around 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Hastings via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 51 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
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from London Charing Cross to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from London Waterloo East to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Hastings
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.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
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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