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

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly

$83 - $149

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Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$22 - $30

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly

$96 - $162

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station 163.2 miles

$35 - $55

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$138 - $373

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$101 - $243

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

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

$132 - $423

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$147 - $326

Train, train to Exeter, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN

$120 - $321

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station station. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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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 Cheltenham Spa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 135 miles. The road distance is 163.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swindon station.

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Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 134.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Cheltenham Spa in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6 h 17 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 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
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
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 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
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
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
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 Swindon to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 163 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Swindon to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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

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