Manchester to Norwich

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

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Trip Manchester Norwich

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance158 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Manchester to Norwich?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester Norwich. 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:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling, plane).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Manchester Norwich by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Manchester and Norwich on a map as well as the route Manchester Norwich and the different connecting points (Norwich Railway Station, Norwich Coach Station, Norwich - University of East Anglia Coach Station, Norwich Airport, Manchester International Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Norwich?

Bus companies
MegaBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Birmingham (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Norwich where the coach will drop you off at Norwich station situated at about 0.4 mi from Norwich city centre.
National Express is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Peterborough (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Peterborough (serving Peterborough bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Norwich where the coach will drop you off at Norwich station situated at about 0.4 mi from Norwich city centre.
FlyBE carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Norwich (arrival at Norwich NWI airport)
Aurigny Air Services flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Nottingham (serving East Midlands EMA airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Norwich (158.4 mi)
Railway companies
East Midlands Trains provides a rail connection Manchester-Norwich with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Norwich at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Birmingham with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Birmingham International railway station (England United Kingdom)
Greater Anglia operates the train journey Thetford-Norwich with the train from Thetford railway station (0.5 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Norwich at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)

All modes of transport Manchester-Norwich

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Train Manchester to Norwich

Manchester Norwich railways companies

The train company that operates this journey is East Midlands Trains.
East Midlands Trains Manchester Norwich

Intercity Train Manchester Norwich

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

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

Indeed, the cities of Norwich and Manchester are linked with a direct train connection. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Manchester-Norwich train ticket on Vivanoda.

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Norwich

  • Norwich

Carpool from Manchester to Norwich

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Manchester-Norwich rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Norwich.

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Manchester-Norwich ride. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Norwich

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Norwich ?

FlyBE is the only airline flying with direct link to Norwich from the airport of Manchester.
FlyBE Manchester Norwich

Cheap flights to Norwich are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • Avoid weekends to fly to Norwich and be flexible. Prices change all the time and are different one day to the next. Having some flexibility will be an important asset.
  • Don't wait the day before your trip to book the Manchester Norwich flight as prices should be very high. This is one of the most important rule in airline industry: leisure travellers who are keen to pay less book early; business travelles are keen to pay more but book late.

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Arrival airport in Norwich

  • NWI Norwich

Manchester to Norwich bus

Departure bus stations in Manchester

It is recommended that you arrive at the Manchester bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express or MegaBus and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Norwich

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

  • Norwich

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