Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester By Train (2hr 54 mins from 25.50 GBP)


Stratford upon Avon Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by Train

Stratford upon Avon Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by train

Trains from Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester run from Stratford upon Avon Train Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Stratford Upon Avon and Manchester runs regularly up to 21 times a day. The first Train leaves Stratford Upon Avon at 06:29 and the last Train departing at 20:26. The journey time on the Train is 2hr 54 mins.


This is not a direct service. You will to get off the train at Birmingham Moor Street and walk (6 minutes) to Birmingham New Street for a connecting train to Manchester Piccadilly


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester for just 25.50 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 96.00 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.


To check train times and prices from Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester click on the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by Train, you will be using Manchester Piccadilly Train station on London Road. Manchester Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.


If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.


 Stratford Upon Avon To Manchester by Megabus (3hr 30 mins from 8.00 GBP)


Birmingham Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by Bus

Birmingham Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by bus

The Bus service between Stratford Upon Avon and Manchester runs 10 times a day. This service is run by Megabus with the first Bus leaving at 06:00 and the last leaving at 21:25. This can be the cheapest way to travel between the two locations with fares as low as 1.50 GBP one way for those who book online up to three months in advance. You can book a return fare from 8.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times after 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Birmingham Coach Station in Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester Shudehill Interchange in Manchester. Manchester is 129 miles (207.69Km) from Stratford Upon Avon and the journey time on the Bus will take 3hr 30 mins.


The Megabus service is available from Birmingham only. You need to take a train from Stratford upon Avon Train Station to Birmingham Moor Street Train Station, trains run at 7 minutes past the hour. Walk to Birmingham Coach Station and catch your Megabus service to Manchester. This is at an extra cost to the quoted Megabus service price


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester click the button below.



NOTE - be advised to bring your Megabus reservation printed or in your phone as drivers may refuse boarding unless you do even though this is not in their conditions.


If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Bradshaw Street, Shudehill interchange bus station. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.


 Stratford Upon Avon To Manchester by Bus (4hr 30 mins from 29.80 GBP)


Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester Coach Station by Bus

Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Stratford Upon Avon and Manchester runs 1 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 12:00 and the last bus is at 12:00. You can book a return fare from 29.80 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Stratford Upon Avon in Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 129 miles (207.69Km) from Stratford Upon Avon and the journey time on the Bus will take 4hr 30 mins.


This is an indirect service. You will need to make 1 change at Birmingham Coach Station onto the connection to Manchester


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Stratford Upon Avon to Manchester click the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Manchester Central coach station, on Chorlton Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.



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