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There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$126 - $196

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Bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bideford National Express

$29 - $37

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$148 - $238

Train, bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Barnstaple, Bus Station M31

$104 - $158

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford 266.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$81 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford is to bus which costs £22 - £29 and takes 9h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Bideford. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Bideford via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 37m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Bideford is 191 miles. The road distance is 266.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford without a car is to train which takes 6h 34m and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford is to train which takes 6h 34m and costs £95 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £29 and takes 9h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bideford station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford.
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  • Distance: 190.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Bideford, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford via Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Rail Station in around 6h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9h 37m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bideford
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford is 267 miles. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 870+ hotels available in Bideford. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs £3 - £6.

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