There are 9 ways to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$111 - $184

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Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$25 - $36

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Line 99 bus, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Railway Station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly

$96 - $149

Train via Nottingham  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Bedford
  2. Take the train from Bedford to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$85 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station 178.6 miles

$35 - $60

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$107 - $316

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$99 - $362

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$80 - $205

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$116 - $267

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station station. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 144 miles. The road distance is 178.6 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 144.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Bedford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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