Salisbury to Manchester By Train (4hr 46 mins from 110.50 GBP)


Salisbury Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by Train

Salisbury Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by train

Trains from Salisbury to Manchester run from Salisbury Train Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Salisbury and Manchester runs regularly up to 19 times a day. The first Train leaves Salisbury at 05:12 and the last Train departing at 18:47. The journey time on the Train is 4hr 46 mins.


This is not a direct service. The 05:12 service requires you to change 3 times, take the train fro Salisbury to Basingstoke and change onto a connecting train to Reading and from there you will need to change at Birmingham New Street onto a train for Manchester Piccadilly. The services that run at 05:40, 06:45, 07:45, 08:47 then at hourly intervals until 18:47 requires you to change at Basingstoke for a connecting train to Manchester Piccadilly. The 06:04 service requires you to change at Westbury Wiltshire onto a train for Bristol Temple Meads and from here you can take a connecting train to Manchester Piccadilly. The services that run at 07:19, 08:30, 09:41 then hourly until 17:41 require you to change at Bristol Temple Meads onto a connecting train for Manchester Piccadilly.


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Salisbury to Manchester for just 110.50 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 380.00 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 Salisbury 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.


 Salisbury To Manchester by Bus (7hr 55 mins from 52.70 GBP)


Salisbury to Manchester Coach Station by Bus

Salisbury to Manchester Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Salisbury and Manchester runs 4 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 06:50 and the last bus is at 15:05. You can book a return fare from 52.70 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 Salisbury in Salisbury to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 213 miles (342.93Km) from Salisbury and the journey time on the Bus will take 7hr 55 mins.


This is an indirect service and you will need to make 1 change required at London Victoria Coach Station for 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 Salisbury 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.


 Salisbury To Manchester by Megabus (7hr 49 mins from 14.00 GBP)


Salisbury Train Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by Bus

Salisbury Train Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by bus

The Bus service between Salisbury and Manchester runs 3 times a day. This service is run by Megabus with the first Bus leaving at 14:21 and the last leaving at 19:26. 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 14.00 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 Salisbury Train Station in Salisbury to Manchester Shudehill Interchange in Manchester. Manchester is 213 miles (342.93Km) from Salisbury and the journey time on the Bus will take 7hr 49 mins.


There is no direct service beteen Salisbury and Manchester. You will need to get off at London Waterloo. You need to take the 211 bus from Stop B on Waterloo Road and get off at Victoria Coach Station (this is an extra cost to the quoted Megabus price). At London Victoria Coach Station you need to catch your connecting coach to Manchester Shudehill


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 Salisbury 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.


Salisbury to Manchester by Car (4hr 7 mins 213 miles)


Car parking

Manchester is 213 miles (342.93Km) from Salisbury. 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.




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