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There are 12 ways to get from Paderborn to Manchester by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly Paderborn to Manchester  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Manchester (MAN) PAD - MAN

£62 - £252

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Bus  •  21h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Essen 081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  4. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St

£47 - £63

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Manchester  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Mülheim Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Manchester (MAN) DUS - MAN

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Manchester  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Manchester (MAN) CGN - MAN

£75 - £397

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Manchester  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Manchester (MAN) FRA - MAN

£142 - £445

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Mülheim Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Birmingham (BHX) DUS - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Manchester  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  4. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Manchester (MAN) AMS - MAN

£123 - £300

Train  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£255 - £759

Train via Duisburg  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£254 - £754

Train, bus  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal Ice
  3. Take the bus from Utrecht to London 140
  4. Take the bus from Victoria Coach Station Arrivals to Shudehill Interchange M11

£98 - £186

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 46m

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Manchester

£107 - £207

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 19m

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Manchester

£236 - £287

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The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Manchester is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 21h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Manchester is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 440€ and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paderborn to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Paderborn Hbf and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Duisburg Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 57m.

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The distance between Paderborn and Manchester is 479 miles.

The best way to get from Paderborn to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 10h 45m and costs 280€ - 850€.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Paderborn to Manchester, including transfers.

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Paderborn to Manchester train services, operated by ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, depart from Paderborn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Manchester is to fly which takes 7h 19m and costs 65€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 850€ and takes 10h 45m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 21h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Paderborn Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Manchester is 1h behind Paderborn. It is currently 7:55 AM in Paderborn and 6:55 AM in Manchester.

Map of how to get from Paderborn to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 479.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Paderborn, Germany and Manchester, England?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and four other airlines fly from Paderborn to Manchester every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paderborn to Manchester via Dortmund Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, St Pancras International, Euston Station, and London Euston in around 10h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £370
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £370
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£80 - £310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £480
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £390
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £90
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £320
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £90
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Train operators
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Mülheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £17
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £11
1st Class
£13 - £17
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £150
Website
Thalys
Standard
£75 - £110
Comfort
£85 - £110
Premium
£110 - £150
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £140
Website
Thalys
Standard
£65 - £95
Comfort
£75 - £100
Premium
£95 - £140
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bielefeld to Essen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
RegioJet
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 LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Utrecht to London
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Utrecht to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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Paderborn to Manchester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Jet2.com, easyJet, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Paderborn Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1095+ hotels available in Manchester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Paderborn Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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