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There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Nelson National Express

$8 - $12

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Train  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Nelson

$20 - $32

Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station 31.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station 31.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station and arriving at Nelson. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Nelson via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Nelson Station is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station without a car is to bus which takes 2h 2m and costs £6 - £9.

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The bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Nelson takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station is to bus which takes 2h 2m and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £25 and takes 2h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station.
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  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

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

National Express operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station via Preston in around 2h 37m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Northern Rail
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 Nelson
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Nelson station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station is 32 miles. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Nelson Station.

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