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There are 7 ways to get from Manchester to Brancaster by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train via Doncaster  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

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Bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Skegness National Express

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Train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

Train, line 56 bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
  3. Take the line 56 bus from Horncastle, Interchange Shelter to Skegness, Bus Station 56

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Brancaster 163.3 miles

Fly to London Heathrow, train, taxi  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn
  3. Take a taxi from Kings Lynn to Brancaster

Fly to Cambridge, train, taxi  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Kings Lynn
  3. Take a taxi from Kings Lynn to Brancaster

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Brancaster is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 8h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Manchester to Brancaster is to drive. Taking this option will cost £25 - £40 and takes 3h 13m.

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The distance between Manchester and Brancaster is 125 miles. The road distance is 163.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Manchester to Brancaster, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Brancaster is to train via Doncaster which takes 6h 6m and costs £65 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester to Brancaster is 163 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Manchester to Brancaster.

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

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There are 70+ hotels available in Brancaster. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs £5 - £17.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Brancaster.
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  • Distance: 125 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Brancaster, England?

You can take a train from Manchester to Brancaster via Doncaster, Grantham, and Skegness in around 6h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester to Brancaster via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Skegness in around 8h 29m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
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
£22 - £35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£16 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £85
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Super Off-Peak Single
£20 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £26
Anytime Single
£27 - £32
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £28
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£40 - £60
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Midlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Horncastle, Interchange Shelter to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands
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 Skegness
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Kings Lynn to Brancaster
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Station Taxis Kings Lynn
Phone
+44 1553 777 788
King's Abbey Taxi
Phone
+44 1553 767 692
Gary's Taxis
Phone
+44 7909 698 050
Connect Cars
Phone
+44 1553 776 633

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