There are 10 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

£100 - £280

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Bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to University of Essex National Express

£15 - £20

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Train via London  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Hythe (Essex)

£94 - £283

Train via Peterborough  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Colchester

£72 - £109

Train via Peterborough #2  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Colchester

£94 - £138

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex 222.3 miles

£35 - £60

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, subway, train, line 62 bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
  4. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester station to University of Essex, Subway

£83 - £296

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

£82 - £312

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

£88 - £308

Fly Manchester to Cambridge, train, line 62 bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich
  3. Take the train from Ipswich to Colchester
  4. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester station to University of Essex, Subway

£98 - £317

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to University of Essex. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at University of Essex via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Hythe (Essex) via St Pancras International and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and University of Essex is 174 miles. The road distance is 222.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs £95 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and University of Essex, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex via London Euston, Euston station, Moorgate station, Liverpool Street station, London Liverpool Street, Colchester, Colchester station, and University of Essex, Subway in around 4h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St, LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station, and University of Essex in around 9h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Hythe (Essex)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
London Overground
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
London Overground
Train from Ipswich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £27
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£21 - £30
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Single
£65 - £100
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
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 LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to University of Essex
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester station to University of Essex, Subway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
First in Essex

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs £95 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Essex station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Hythe (Essex) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to University of Essex.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 370+ hotels available in University of Essex. 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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