Brighton to Manchester By Train (3hr 57 mins from 55.50 GBP)


Brighton Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by Train

Brighton Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by train

Trains from Brighton to Manchester run from Brighton Train Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Brighton and Manchester runs regularly up to 63 times a day. The first Train leaves Brighton at 03:50 and the last Train departing at 19:49. The journey time on the Train is 3hr 57 mins.


There is no direct service on this route. You will need to change at London Bridge Station onto London Underground to London Euston Rail Station. For this part of your journey you should take the Northern Line towards High Barnet, tubes are every 3 minutes). You will need to change again at London Euston Rail Station to another train to Manchester Piccadilly


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Brighton to Manchester for just 55.50 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 340.00 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 Brighton 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.


Brighton to Manchester by Plane (1hr 40 mins from 76.00 GBP)


Plane

The Plane service between Brighton and Manchester runs 3 times a day. This service is run by British Airways with the first Plane starting at 07:10 and the last is at 21:10. You can book a return fare from 76.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Plane to Manchester runs from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester Airport. Manchester is 267 miles (429.87Km) from Brighton and the journey time on the Plane will take 1hr 40 mins.


There is no direct service from Brighton. You will need to get a train from Brighton Train Station to Gatwick Airport Train Station, this part of the journey is at an extra cost to the quoted British Airways price, trains run every 5 to 10 minutes during the day


To check flight times and prices from Brighton to Manchester click on the button below.




If you are travelling to Manchester by plane, Manchester Airport is located just 20 minutes from Manchester City Centre. The airport is accessible by a network of local and regional bus services which operate every day of the week from early morning to late at night, including bank holidays. The airport is the UKs largest regional airport with more than 100 airlines offering direct flights to over 200 destinations worldwide. It hosts three airport terminals and handles 22 million passengers a year, and so can be a very busy and hectic place at times.


Brighton to Manchester by Car (4hr 40 mins 267 miles)


Car parking

Manchester is 267 miles (429.87Km) from Brighton. If you are travelling to Manchester by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Manchester Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.


If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Manchester. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Manchester there are several places to pick up a car.



 Brighton To Manchester by Megabus (5hr 45 mins from 16.50 GBP)


London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by Bus

London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by bus

The Bus service between Brighton and Manchester runs 10 times a day. This service is run by Megabus with the first Bus leaving at 08:00 and the last leaving at 23:00. 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 16.50 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 London Victoria Coach Station in Brighton to Manchester Shudehill Interchange in Manchester. Manchester is 267 miles (429.87Km) from Brighton and the journey time on the Bus will take 5hr 45 mins.


No direct Megabus service from Brighton. You will need to take a local train (run every 15-30 minutes) from Brighton Train Station to London Victoria Rail Station, this journey is at an extra cost to the quoted Megabus 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 Brighton 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.


 Brighton To Manchester by Bus (7hr 43 mins from 34.90 GBP)


Brighton Patcham to Manchester Coach Station by Bus

Brighton Patcham to Manchester Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Brighton and Manchester runs 11 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 05:15 and the last bus is at 15:50. You can book a return fare from 34.90 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 Brighton Patcham in Brighton to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 267 miles (429.87Km) from Brighton and the journey time on the Bus will take 7hr 43 mins.


There is no direct service on this route. You will need to make one change at London Victoria Coach Station onto a connecting coach 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 Brighton 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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