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Fly from Manchester  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

£75 - £212

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Taxi to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  2h 56m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY

£206 - £381

Train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway

£177 - £564

Train via Cardiff  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway

£143 - £194

Bus  •  13h 7m

  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 Exeter Sidwell St
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  4. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Polzeath 312.8 miles

£45 - £70

Manchester to Polzeath by train and bus

The journey time between Manchester and Polzeath is around 20h 58m and covers a distance of around 385 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 20m. Operated by Transport for Wales, First Great Western Service and Transport for Cornwall, the Manchester to Polzeath service departs from Manchester Piccadilly and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20h 58m
Fastest journey time:
17h 20m
Journey distance:
385 miles
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:31
Last service departs at:
20:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester to Polzeath train and bus schedules

Manchester → Polzeath
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The most affordable way to get from Manchester to Polzeath is to drive, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Polzeath is to taxi and fly which costs £200 - £390 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester station to Polzeath. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Polzeath, Beach via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and Launceston, Westgate Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 7m.

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The distance between Manchester and Polzeath is 232 miles. The road distance is 312.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Polzeath without a car is to train which takes 8h 32m and costs £170 - £600.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Manchester to Polzeath, including transfers.

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Manchester to Polzeath bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Polzeath is to fly which takes 3h 15m and costs £75 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £170 - £600 and takes 8h 32m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 13h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Manchester to Polzeath bus services, operated by Transport for Cornwall, arrive at Polzeath, Beach station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Polzeath.
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  • Distance: 232.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

easyJet and Loganair fly from Manchester to Polzeath once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester to Polzeath via Birmingham New Street, Plymouth, and Bodmin Parkway in around 8h 32m.

Airlines
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £260
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £360
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 Plymouth
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£100 - £130
Anytime Day 1st Class
£190 - £270
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Exeter Sidwell St
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester to Polzeath is 313 miles. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Manchester to Polzeath.

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easyJet and Loganair offer flights from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Polzeath. 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 22 min and costs £5 - £17.

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