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Manchester to Port Talbot

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

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How to travel from Manchester to Port Talbot ?

Trip Manchester Port Talbot

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance145 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Port Talbot and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Port Talbot? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Port Talbot then let Vivanoda search for you. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of Arriva Trains Wales, First Great Western, Blablacar or National Express to reach Port Talbot.

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

Manchester to Port Talbot bus

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

You may still have doubts to get to Port Talbot by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Port Talbot.

  • Very low prices! On the Manchester Port Talbot line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Port Talbot safely and confidently.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Manchester to Port Talbot watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 145 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Manchester Port Talbot trip

National Express is the only bus company to serve the direct bus line Manchester Port Talbot.

National Express Manchester Port Talbot

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 avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Port Talbot' should be displayed. 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 Port Talbot

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

  • Port Talbot

Train Manchester to Port Talbot

Is there a direct train for the Manchester-Port Talbot route?

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

Intercity train Manchester Port Talbot

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

Manchester Port Talbot railways companies

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

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Port Talbot

  • Baglan
  • Port Talbot Parkway

Carpool from Manchester to Port Talbot

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Manchester-Port Talbot with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. This means that when looking for Manchester-Port Talbot rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Port Talbot.

Before you book your Manchester-Port Talbot ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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