There are 12 ways to get from Runcorn to Coutances by train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry, car train, plane or ferry

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Train  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Coutances Ter

277€ - 795€

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Bus  •  24h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Warrington to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille 452
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Avranches 712

48€ - 76€

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Train, bus  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...
  4. Take the train from Caen to Coutances Ter

190€ - 668€

Train, bus, night bus  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  4. Take the night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle 450
  5. Take the bus from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Caen
  6. Take the train from Caen to Coutances Ter

148€ - 223€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 41m

  1. Drive from Runcorn to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Coutances

81€ - 154€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Runcorn to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Coutances

259€ - 312€

Fly Manchester to Rennes, train  •  11h 18m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Rennes (RNS) MAN - RNS
  2. Take the train from Pontchaillou to Coutances

121€ - 240€

Fly Liverpool to Jersey, car ferry, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Jersey (JER) LPL - JER
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the train from Dol De Bretagne to Coutances

144€ - 506€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Jersey, car ferry, train  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Jersey (JER) BHX - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the train from Dol De Bretagne to Coutances

160€ - 349€

Fly Manchester to Jersey, car ferry, train  •  12h 27m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Jersey (JER) MAN - JER
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the train from Dol De Bretagne to Coutances

141€ - 479€

Fly Manchester to Guernsey, ferry, train  •  12h 4m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Guernsey (GCI) MAN - GCI
  2. Take the ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Dielette
  3. Take the train from Cherbourg to Lison
  4. Take the train from Lison to Coutances

224€ - 514€

Fly Manchester to Paris CDG, train  •  11h 33m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
  3. Take the train from Caen to Coutances

125€ - 367€

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The cheapest way to get from Runcorn to Coutances is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 24h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Runcorn to Coutances is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £210 - £270 and takes 9h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Runcorn to Coutances. However, there are services departing from Runcorn High Street- Stand C and arriving at Coutances Sncf via Warrington, London - Victoria Coach Station, Lille and AVRANCHES Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Runcorn to Coutances. However, there are services departing from Runcorn and arriving at Coutances via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 24m.

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The distance between Runcorn and Coutances is 486 km.

The best way to get from Runcorn to Coutances without a car is to train which takes 12h 24m and costs £230 - £700.

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It takes approximately 12h 24m to get from Runcorn to Coutances, including transfers.

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Runcorn to Coutances bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Warrington station.

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Runcorn to Coutances train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Runcorn station.

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The best way to get from Runcorn to Coutances is to train which takes 12h 24m and costs £230 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 24h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Runcorn to Coutances.
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  • Distance: 485.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 24m

What companies run services between Runcorn, England and Coutances, France?

You can take a train from Runcorn to Coutances via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, and Rennes in around 12h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Runcorn to Coutances via Warrington, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Lille, Avranches, and AVRANCHES Gare SNCF in around 24h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Runcorn to Coutances bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Avranches station.

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Coutances is 1h ahead of Runcorn. It is currently 2:31 AM in Runcorn and 3:31 AM in Coutances.

Runcorn to Coutances train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Coutances station.

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Flybe, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Coutances. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Things to do in Coutances

  • Coutances Cathedral

    Coutances Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Coutances) is a Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral constructed from 1210 to 1274 in the town of Coutances, Normandy, France. It incorporated the remains of an earlier Norman cathedral.

  • Château de Gratot

    The château de Gratot is a ruined medieval castle in the commune of Gratot, in the Manche département of Normandy, France. It has been classified by the French Government as a Monument historique.

  • Château de Regnéville

    The Château de Regnéville is a ruined 14th century castle in the commune of Regnéville-sur-Mer in the Manche département of France. Built at the edge of the Sienne river estuary, it was intended to protect the important dry harbour of Regnéville-sur-Mer, one of the most active of the Cotentin Peninsula from the Middle Ages until the 17th century. Partly dismantled at the end of the Hundred Years' War, it was much altered during the 17th and 18th centuries. Today it is the property of the département. Archaeological excavations and restoration work are gradually bringing it back to life.

  • Château de Pirou

    The Château de Pirou is a castle in the commune of Pirou, in the département of Manche (Normandy), France.

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