There are 11 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bethune Ter

174€ - 624€

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Bus  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille BlaBlaBus / ...

29€ - 53€

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Train, bus  •  17h 52m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield to Dunkerque
  3. Take the train from Dunkerque to Bethune Ter / ...

47€ - 89€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Béthune

213€ - 243€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 10m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Béthune

87€ - 126€

Fly Manchester to Brussels, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bethune

91€ - 623€

Fly Manchester to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bethune

97€ - 304€

Fly Manchester to Charleroi, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bethune

64€ - 619€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bethune

141€ - 775€

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bethune

102€ - 634€

Train to Liverpool, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bethune

112€ - 260€

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune is to bus which costs £25 - £50 and takes 14h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £180 - £220 and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Béthune. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Béthune - Clemenceau via London - Victoria Coach Station, Lille and Lens - Bibliothèque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Bethune via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Béthune is 467 km.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune without a car is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs £150 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Béthune, Hauts-de-France, France?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, and Lille Flandres in around 5h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Lille, Lens, and Lens - Bibliothèque in around 14h 18m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 420€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1300€ - 3900€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 310€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 270€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
100€ - 140€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
60€ - 75€
Standard Premier
100€ - 130€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Bethune
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Dunkerque to Bethune
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 15€
1st Class
19€ - 22€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 12€
Off-Peak Single
16€ - 26€
Anytime Day Single
17€ - 25€
Anytime Single
24€ - 35€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 24€
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 12€
Off-Peak Day Single
14€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 21€
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
18€ - 24€
Anytime Day 1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
13€ - 17€
Anytime Day 1st Class
16€ - 23€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Dunkerque to Bethune
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
28€ - 33€
1st Class
22€ - 27€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
Eurotunnel
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Europe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Lille, Europe
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Sheffield to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £50 and takes 14h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lille station.

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Béthune is 1h ahead of Manchester Piccadilly Station. It is currently 6:48 PM in Manchester Piccadilly Station and 7:48 PM in Béthune.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Béthune train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bethune station.

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Ethiopian Airlines, British Airways and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Béthune. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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