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There are 7 ways to get from Paderborn to Manchester by plane, train, night bus, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4h 19m

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

£168 - £647

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  21h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Essen N30
  2. Take the bus from Essen to London 080
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

£60 - £96

5 alternative options

Train  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Essen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£222 - £407

Train via Cologne  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£213 - £404

Train, bus  •  23h 22m

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

£92 - £141

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

£233 - £284

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 30m

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

£120 - £178

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Manchester is to night bus and bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 21h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Manchester is to fly which costs 190€ - 750€ and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paderborn station to Manchester station. However, there are services departing from Paderborn, Paderborn central station and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Essen and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 55m.

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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 Essen Hbf, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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The distance between Paderborn and Manchester is 767 km.

The best way to get from Paderborn to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 10h 47m and costs 250€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Paderborn to Manchester, including transfers.

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Paderborn to Manchester bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paderborn, Paderborn central station.

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Paderborn to Manchester train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Paderborn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Manchester is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs 190€ - 750€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250€ - 470€ and takes 10h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Paderborn to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 479.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

Lufthansa and Eurowings fly from Paderborn to Manchester every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paderborn to Manchester via Essen Hbf, Brussels - Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 10h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £600
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £750
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £750
Flights from Paderborn to Manchester via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £90
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£65 - £90
1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£45 - £70
1st Class
£70 - £95
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Essen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Book at
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Paderborn Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Paderborn to Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester is 1h behind Paderborn. It is currently 11:52 AM in Paderborn and 10:52 AM in Manchester.

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

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Lufthansa offers flights from Paderborn Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1030+ hotels available in Manchester. Prices start at £55 per night.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Paderborn Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs 35€ - 50€.

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