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

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Staines

£81 - £269

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Bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express

£29 - £35

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Train via Reading  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading

£74 - £124

Train via Nottingham  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Chertsey

£93 - £142

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park 200.8 miles

£30 - £50

Bus to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, Cambridge St to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance

£72 - £224

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train, bus  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking
  3. Take the bus from Woking station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance

£60 - £169

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6h 15m

  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 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station

£78 - £188

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park is to bus which costs £28 - £35 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Chorlton upon Medlock, Cambridge St and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 29m.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Thorpe Park is 160 miles. The road distance is 200.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs £80 - £270.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs £80 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £35 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 159.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown, Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, Euston station, Vauxhall station, Vauxhall, Staines, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 4h 25m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£65 - £240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Vauxhall to Staines
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £16
Train from London Waterloo to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £24
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
Off-Peak Single
£60 - £90
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
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
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
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 Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
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National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, Cambridge St to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, Cambridge St to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Arriva North West
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Carlone Buses
Phone
07766 703 970
Email
carlone48@msn.com
Website
carlonelimited.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Carlone Buses
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Carlone Buses
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
White Bus Services
Bus from Woking station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
White Bus Services
Falcon Coaches
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Falcon Coaches
Bus from Woking station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Falcon Coaches

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Greater Manchester to Thorpe Park.

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

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There are 1202+ hotels available in Thorpe Park. Prices start at £75 per night.

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