There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Porthcawl by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bridgend

£103 - £141

3 alternative options

Train via Bristol  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Bridgend

£116 - £282

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Porthcawl 212.7 miles

£35 - £55

Train, fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Rhosneigr
  2. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL

£126 - £226

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

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

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Porthcawl is 152 miles. The road distance is 212.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Porthcawl without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Porthcawl is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Porthcawl.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 416+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

Transport for Wales operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bridgend every 2 hours. Tickets cost £85 - £120 and the journey takes 3h 33m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£21 - £120
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £120
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Rhosneigr
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
tfw.wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £50
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £26
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50

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