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

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie

£49 - £67

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Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Dumfries, Whitesands 79

£17 - £24

2 alternative options

Train via Carlisle  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£49 - £85

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill 169.4 miles

£29 - £45

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 2h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Thornhill. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Thornhill, Cross via Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Thornhill is 137 miles. The road distance is 169.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill 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 Thornhill is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 6h 42m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Dumfries, Whitesands station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill.
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  • Distance: 137.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie hourly. Tickets cost £45 - £65 and the journey takes 2h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St, Carlisle, Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 6h 42m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £26
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
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 Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Thornhill.

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