There are 10 ways to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$121 - $185

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

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

$26 - $37

8 alternative options

Line 99 bus, train  •  3 h 56 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 East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$92 - $129

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

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

$35 - $60

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the Tube from West Hampstead Underground Station to Baker Street Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$110 - $319

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 10 min

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

$101 - $363

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 24 min

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

$82 - $206

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$119 - $272

Bus, train, bus to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hatfield Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from The Busway Railway Station to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street (St Andrew's Street)
  4. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN

$77 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which costs £90 - £140 and takes 2 h 56 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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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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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 55 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 2 h 56 min.

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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 $110 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from St Albans to Manchester Piccadilly Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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 4 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
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Hampstead Underground Station to Baker Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hatfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hatfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway Railway Station to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street (St Andrew's Street)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
C G Myall & Son
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Railway Station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son

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