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Manchester to Bridgend by train

  • First train
    06:29
  • Last train
    19:31
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 28m
  • Distance
    237 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 48m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Bridgend by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Bridgend take around 3 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 237 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Bridgend.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Bridgend?

Direct trains from Manchester to Bridgend have been found.

We usually find around 26 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Bridgend every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

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

The Manchester to Bridgend train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bridgend is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 06:29 and the last train is around 19:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 06:30, and the last at 18:31.

When to book Manchester to Bridgend 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 Manchester to Bridgend by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Bridgend?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Bridgend, 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.