There are 12 ways to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, car 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 via Birmingham New Street  •  4 h 9 min

$119 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$22 - $30

10 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 20 min

$89 - $156

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  4 h 54 min

$96 - $155

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. 163.2 miles

$35 - $55

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 50 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$139 - $374

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 20 min

  1. SOU - MAN

$102 - $249

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 8 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$133 - $424

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$147 - $326

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 9 min

  1. SOU - LBA

$155 - $361

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. BRS - CEG

$154 - $307

Train, train to Exeter, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 3 min

  1. EXT - MAN

$121 - $322

Questions & Answers

The distance between Swindon and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 216 km. The road distance is 261 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 6 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £26 - £40.

No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Bristol Parkway and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Manchester via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Bristol Parkway and Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Birmingham and Manchester in around 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from Swindon to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swindon to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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