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Manchester to Bridgend

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Trip Manchester Bridgend

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance148 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Manchester to Bridgend ?

Bridgend is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Manchester to Bridgend transport offers? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

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! Simply enter your travel date to Bridgend and Vivanoda does the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Manchester - Bridgend offer that suits you best.

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.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Bridgend?

Railway companies
Northern Rail provides a rail connection Manchester-Crewe with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Crewe at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Arriva Trains Wales transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Bridgend with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Bridgend railway station (Wales United Kingdom)
First Great Western operates the train journey Cardiff-Bridgend with the train from Cardiff Central railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bridgend at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
CrossCountry provides a rail connection from Manchester to Cardiff with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Cardiff Central railway station (Wales United Kingdom)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line Manchester-Crewe with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Crewe at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
East Midlands Trains operates the train journey from Manchester to Stockport with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Stockport railway station (England United Kingdom)
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Manchester-Stockport with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Stockport at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Bridgend (Wales United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Cardiff where the coach will drop you off at Cardiff station situated at about 0.4 mi from Cardiff city centre.
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Bridgend (147.9 mi)

All modes of transport Manchester-Bridgend

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Carpool from Manchester to Bridgend

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Manchester-Bridgend rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Bridgend.

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Manchester-Bridgend car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Manchester to Bridgend, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Manchester to Bridgend bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Manchester to Bridgend, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Coach companies on the Manchester Bridgend trip

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

National Express Manchester Bridgend

You may still have doubts to get to Bridgend by bus. To encourage you to take the bus to Bridgend, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • You will travel from Manchester to Bridgend on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.
  • Very low prices! On the Manchester Bridgend line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • The fleet of National Express coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Manchester Bridgend road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.

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

Manchester Bridgend train companies

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

Is it possible to go directly by train from Manchester to Bridgend?

Yes, it is possible to go from Manchester to Bridgend by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Bridgend and there may be fewer direct trains from Manchester on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Manchester-Bridgend train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity Train Manchester Bridgend

The railway station bewteen Manchester and Bridgend are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Arrival train stations in Bridgend

  • Bridgend

 
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