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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£67 - £242

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£10 - £14

3 alternative options

Train via Oxford  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly

£94 - £239

Drive  •  3h 24m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street 197.2 miles

£29 - £45

Fly  •  2h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£54 - £220

London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street by subway, train and walk

The journey time between London Paddington Station and ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is around 2h 26m and covers a distance of around 186 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 20m. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Avanti West Coast, the London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street service departs from Paddington and arrives in ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street. Typically 251 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 26m
Fastest journey time:
2h 20m
Services per week:
251
Cheapest price:
£67
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:59
Last service departs at:
21:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street subway, train and walk schedules

Departing Friday, June 25, 2021

London Paddington Station → ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is to bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is to train which costs £65 - £250 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street station. However, there are services departing from Warwick Avenue and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via London Finchley Road Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is 162 miles. The road distance is 197.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street without a car is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £65 - £250.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Finchley Road Station.

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London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £65 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 6h 6m, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £220 and takes 2h 45m.

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  • Distance: 161.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 5m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St every 4 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Train operators
First Great Western Service
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 London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
National Express

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

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London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from London Paddington Station to ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street.

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

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There are 368+ hotels available in ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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