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hi, i just want to know how long it will take Dublin to Manchester and Bristol? And which one is the best way to travel, Railway or Airways? And which one is cheaper? Actually i have to travel once a month for study purpose and i cannot take decision because i have no idea which city is closer from Dublin. Could you give me these information please. Thank you,



Sutton in Craven
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1. Re: Travel info

There are direct flights from Dublin into Manchester or Bristol (RyanAir and Aer Lingus) but I think the Manchester / Bristol route was scrapped a few years back.

Virgin Cross Country operate a train service from Manchester Piccadilly to Bristol Temple Meads - journey time approx 3 hours.

Drive from Manchester to Bristol will take at least 4 hours but you'll be at the mercy of the M6 and M5. I've taken 11 (eleven !!) hours to do Bristol to Manchester on a Friday.

If cost is your only deciding criteria I'd check out the various websites (www.nationalrail.co.uk for the trains). Price for tickets can vary hugely. Basic rule is that the further ahead you plan and buy the cheaper it is...and avoid rush hour travel.

Hope that helps

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2. Re: Travel info

Are you asking whether it is better to fly to Manchester or Bristol from Dublin? Or are you asking whether rail or air is better between Manchester and Bristol once you are here?

Certainly flights from Dublin to Manchester are frequent and not too expensive. Don´t know about Bristol

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