There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Taunton

£133 - £297

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Bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Taunton National Express

£13 - £18

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Night train, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Taunton

£111 - £190

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard 221.7 miles

£35 - £55

Fly, train, line 30 bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Axminster
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, Boden Street

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard is to bus which costs £12 - £19 and takes 8h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Chard. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Chard, The Guildhall via Taunton, Castle Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 31m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Chard is 184 miles. The road distance is 221.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs £130 - £300.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs £130 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 8h 31m.

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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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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard.
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  • Distance: 183.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Taunton every 4 hours. Tickets cost £95 - £260 and the journey takes 3h 34m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Taunton twice daily. Tickets cost £9 - £13 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £75
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Taunton
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express
Buses of Somerset
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Chard, Boden Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard is 222 miles. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chard.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 1181+ hotels available in Chard. Prices start at £75 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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