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There are 11 ways to get from Sète to Manchester by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from Sete to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

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Fly from Beziers

  1. Fly from Beziers (BZR) to Manchester (MAN)

Train

  1. Take the train from Sete to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lille-Flandres
  2. Take the bus from Lille to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sète to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Manchester

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

Fly from Montpellier

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Manchester (MAN)

Train, train to Carcassonne, fly

  1. Take the train from Sete to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
  3. Fly from Carcassonne (CCF) to Manchester (MAN)

Train to Girona, fly

  1. Take the train from Sete to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Manchester (MAN)

Train, train to Marseille, fly

  1. Take the train from Sete to Avignon Centre
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  3. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Manchester (MAN)

Sète to Manchester by train and subway

The journey time between Sète and Manchester is around 9h 40m and covers a distance of around 942 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 24m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Paris RER and others, the Sète to Manchester service departs from Sete and arrives in Manchester Piccadilly. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

36 Weekly Services
9h 40m Average Duration
£244 Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Manchester is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Manchester is subject to regional advice.

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No, returning to France from United Kingdom is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Sète to Manchester is to bus which costs €60 - €80 and takes 26h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Sète to Manchester is to fly which takes 5h 59m and costs €45 - €300.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sète to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Sète and arriving at Manchester via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sète to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Sete and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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The distance between Sète and Manchester is 751 miles.

The best way to get from Sète to Manchester without a car is to train via Paris which takes 9h 40m and costs €280 - €800.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Sète to Manchester, including transfers.

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Sète to Manchester bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Sète station.

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Sète to Manchester train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Sete station.

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The best way to get from Sète to Manchester is to train via Paris which takes 9h 40m and costs €280 - €800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 26h 55m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €270 and takes 7h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Sète to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 751.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Sète, France and Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Sète to Manchester via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Intl, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 9h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sète to Manchester via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Paris in around 26h 55m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Montpellier to Manchester via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £310
Flights from Carcassonne to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £800
Flights from Carcassonne to Manchester via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £800
Flights from Carcassonne to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £800
Flights from Girona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Girona to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Girona to Manchester via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Girona to Manchester via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Beziers to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Marseille to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£29 - £350
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£29 - £350
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Manchester via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £440
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £700
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Manchester via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £170
Flights from Montpellier to Manchester via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £350
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Girona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £440
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £1,100
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Sete to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£95 - £140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£95 - £120
1st Class
£110 - £140
Train from Sete to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£120 - £170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£120 - £150
1st Class
£140 - £170
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lille-Flandres
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£110 - £170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£110 - £140
1st Class
£140 - £170
Train from Sete to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£24 - £28
1st Class
£19 - £23
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£23 - £27
1st Class
£17 - £21
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£25 - £29
1st Class
£19 - £23
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Sete to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£75 - £110
Rail 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Sete to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£8 - £13
Rail 1st Class
£15 - £22
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£7 - £11
Rail 1st Class
£13 - £20
Train from Sete to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£14 - £21
Rail 1st Class
£21 - £35
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£9 - £13
Rail 1st Class
£15 - £22
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £300
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£75 - £90
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Sete to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Manchester
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Sète to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lille Bus Station Europe to London Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Union Ivkoni
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 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
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
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Manchester is 1h behind Sète. It is currently 6:49 AM in Sète and 5:49 AM in Manchester.

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

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