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Manchester to Gloucester

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3 suggested routes to go from Manchester to Gloucester by flight, train, car, bus

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How to get from Manchester to Gloucester?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester Gloucester. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Manchester-Gloucester

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Gloucester (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 112 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Gloucester without changing trains but some trains run on lines Manchester-Bristol and Bristol-Gloucester allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of CrossCountry to Bristol leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in Bristol will take place at Bristol Temple Meads station (0.6 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Bristol where the train operated by CrossCountry or First Great Western leave for Gloucester.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Gloucester from Manchester without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Manchester-Bristol and Bristol-Gloucester.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bristol. Once arrived in Bristol, take another coach of National Express that will take you to Gloucester bus station (England United Kingdom).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Bristol-Gloucester will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Gloucester from Manchester. You can take the flight Manchester-Bristol and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Bristol (Bristol airport, IATA code: BRS) operated by Aurigny Air Services.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Gloucester?

Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Bristol (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Bristol where the coach will drop you off at Bristol station situated at about 0.3 mi from Bristol city centre. and from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Gloucester (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Bristol-Gloucester (32.3 mi)
Railway companies
CrossCountry provides rail connections Manchester-Bristol with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre) and from Bristol to Gloucester with the train which leaves Bristol Temple Meads station to arrive at Gloucester railway station (England United Kingdom)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line Bristol-Gloucester with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Gloucester at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
London Midland operates the train journey from Birmingham to Gloucester with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at Gloucester railway station (England United Kingdom)
Aurigny Air Services carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport)

Stop cities from Manchester or cities to visit near Gloucester

When travelling from Gloucester to Manchester by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bristol located at 141 mi from Manchester and 32 mi away from Gloucester, Birmingham situated at 71 mi from Manchester and at approximately 45 mi from Gloucester, Worcester located at 89 mi from Manchester and 24 mi away from Gloucester (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Gloucester or back to Manchester, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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