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Best price £ 0.34
Journey duration 4 h 16 min
Connections per day 77
First departure 01:22
Last departure 23:00
Distance 141 mi

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Bristol to Manchester?

The prices for train tickets from Bristol to Manchester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Bristol to Manchester will cost £ 0.34. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 57.83. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Trains from Bristol to Manchester

How long does it take to get from Bristol to Manchester by train?

The journey from Bristol to Manchester covers a distance of 141 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 h 16 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 h 58 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bristol to Manchester faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Bristol to Manchester leave?

The first journey of the night departs from Bristol at 01:22. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 23:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bristol and Manchester. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the Bristol to Manchester route?

In Bristol, departure stations include Bristol Temple Meads [ BRI ] and Bristol Temple Meads. When you arrive in Manchester, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ] and Manchester Piccadilly. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Bristol to Manchester take place each day?

The route from Bristol to Manchester is served by providers including Nationalrail and CrossCountry. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 106 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Bristol 77 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bristol to Manchester, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 4 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 73 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.