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There are 6 ways to get from Lavenham to Manchester by train, car, bus, plane or subway

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  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Ely to Manchester Piccadilly

£87 - £139

Cheapest option

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Manchester (MAN) STN - MAN

£38 - £269

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Lavenham to Manchester 203.2 miles

£30 - £45

Line 753 bus, bus to Cambridge, fly  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the line 753 bus from Lavenham, Norman Way to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
  3. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN

Bus, train, subway to London Heathrow, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Lavenham, The Swan to Sudbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
  3. Take the train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
  4. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
  5. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  6h 54m

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

£109 - £370

Lavenham to Manchester by bus and train

The journey time between Lavenham and Manchester is around 8h 9m and covers a distance of around 203 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 50m. Operated by Chambers, Mulleys Motorways, Stephensons of Essex and others, the Lavenham to Manchester service departs from Lavenham, Norman Way and arrives in Manchester Piccadilly. Typically 32 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 9m
Fastest journey time:
5h 50m
Journey distance:
203 miles
Services per week:
32
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:10
Last service departs at:
17:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lavenham to Manchester bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Lavenham to Manchester is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Lavenham to Manchester is to drive which takes 3h 42m and costs £30 - £45.

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The distance between Lavenham and Manchester is 159 miles. The road distance is 203.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lavenham to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 7h and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Lavenham to Manchester, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cambridge Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lavenham to Manchester is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Lavenham to Manchester.

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British Airways offers flights from Cambridge Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lavenham to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 159.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Lavenham, England and Manchester, England?

East Midlands Railways operates a train from Ely to Manchester Piccadilly every 3 hours. Tickets cost £75 - £120 and the journey takes 3h 46m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Zadar
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Limoges
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£9 - £160
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Chambery
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £130
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Ely to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £120
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £120
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Chambers
Phone
+44 330 102 0801
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Lavenham, Norman Way to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Chambers
Bus from Lavenham, The Swan to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Chambers
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Stagecoach East
Phone
01733207860
Email
cambridge.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach East
Mulleys Motorways
Phone
01284702830
Website
mulleys.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Mulleys Motorways
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stephensons of Essex
Beestons
Phone
01473 823243
Website
beestons.co.uk
Bus from Lavenham, The Swan to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Beestons

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