There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Taunton

£95 - £260

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Bus  •  7h 12m

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

£9 - £12

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 Falcon

£88 - £226

Train via Shrewsbury  •  8h 7m

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

£104 - £188

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset 203.5 miles

£35 - £55

Fly Manchester to Exeter, bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  2. Take the bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

£53 - £200

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol, bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  3. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

£88 - £231

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 7h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St station and arriving at North Petherton. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Somerset is 170 miles. The road distance is 203.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset without a car is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs £95 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset 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 Somerset is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs £95 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 7h 12m.

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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 Somerset.
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  • Distance: 169.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Somerset, 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 North Petherton once daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 7h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
tfw.wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cabot Circus to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9
Website
Stagecoach South West
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 North Petherton
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at North Petherton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Somerset.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 626+ hotels available in Somerset. 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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