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Manchester to Bridgend

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Bridgend by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Manchester to Bridgend ?

Trip Manchester Bridgend

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance148 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Bridgend and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Bridgend? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines trains, carpooling and buses to go to Bridgend from Manchester, you'll save time and money! Just enter your travel dates to Bridgend then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of Arriva Trains Wales, National Express, First Great Western, Blablacar, First TransPennine Express, East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Northern Rail to reach Bridgend.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Manchester to Bridgend bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Manchester and Bridgend.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Manchester and Bridgend and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Bridgend.

  • Very low prices! On the Manchester Bridgend line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Manchester Bridgend is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • During the trip Manchester Bridgend, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 148 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Manchester Bridgend trip

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Manchester Bridgend.

National Express Manchester Bridgend

Bus stops in Manchester

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Manchester from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Bridgend' must be mentioned. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Bridgend

When you arrive in Bridgend, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Bridgend

Train Manchester to Bridgend

Is there a direct train for the Manchester-Bridgend route?

Yes, it is possible to go from Manchester to Bridgend by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Manchester-Bridgend train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Manchester Bridgend

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Bridgend with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Bridgend railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Arriva Trains Wales.
Arriva Trains Wales Manchester Bridgend

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Bridgend

  • Bridgend

Carpool from Manchester to Bridgend

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Manchester-Bridgend with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Manchester to Bridgend, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. So, you have more probabilities to find Manchester-Bridgend rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Bridgend!

When you book a ride between Manchester Bridgend, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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