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

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  •  6 h 32 min

$131 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$29 - $39

4 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 15 min

$151 - $240

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  9 h 11 min

$156 - $268

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. 266.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. MAN - EXT

$85 - $236

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 6 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford via Manchester and Birmingham in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
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
3 h 58 min
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
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bideford
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Bideford is 305 km. The road distance is 427 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford is to bus which costs £21 - £29 and takes 9 h 37 min.

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

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

It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Bideford, including transfers.

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