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There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 801 bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
  3. Take the line 801 bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Stow-on-the-Wold, Library 801

£65 - £271

Cheapest option

Bus, line 801 bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham
  3. Take the line 801 bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Stow-on-the-Wold, Library 801

£14 - £19

2 alternative options

Train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove
  2. Take the train from Kidsgrove to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
  4. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh

£55 - £75

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold 134.7 miles

£20 - £30

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold by train and bus

The journey time between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Stow-on-the-Wold is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 152 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 48m. Operated by CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Stagecoach West and others, the Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold service departs from Manchester Piccadilly and arrives in Stow-on-the-Wold, Library. Typically 53 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 43m
Fastest journey time:
3h 48m
Services per week:
53
Cheapest price:
£80
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:11
Last service departs at:
22:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold train and bus schedules

Manchester Piccadilly Station → Stow-on-the-Wold
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold is to bus and line 801 bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Stow-on-the-Wold. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Stow-on-the-Wold, Library via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Royal Well Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Stow-on-the-Wold is 110 miles. The road distance is 134.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold without a car is to train and line 801 bus which takes 4h 54m and costs £65 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold 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 Stow-on-the-Wold is to bus and line 801 bus which takes 6h 42m and costs £14 - £19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 6h 55m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold bus services, operated by Pulhams Coaches, arrive at Stow-on-the-Wold, Library station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold.
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  • Distance: 109.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Stow-on-the-Wold, England?

You can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Royal Well Bus Station in around 6h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Stow-on-the-Wold via Kidsgrove, Birmingham New Street, Worcester Foregate Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, and Moreton-in-Marsh, station in around 6h 55m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Kidsgrove to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £22
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £22
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £12
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
Bus operators
Pulhams Coaches
Phone
01451 820369
Email
info@pulhamscoaches.com
Website
pulhamscoaches.com
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Stow-on-the-Wold, Library
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Pulhams Coaches
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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