Bridgend to Manchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 31m
  • Distance
    237 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bridgend to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Bridgend to Manchester take around 3 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 237 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bridgend and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Bridgend to Manchester?

Direct trains from Bridgend to Manchester have been found.

We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Bridgend to Manchester every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bridgend to Manchester?

The Bridgend to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bridgend to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Bridgend around 06:16 and the last train is around 18:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bridgend around 06:17, and the last at 19:38.

When to book Bridgend to Manchester train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bridgend to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bridgend and Manchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bridgend to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.