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Journey details

Best price 18.61£
Journey duration 2 h 25 min
Connections per day 231
First departure: 00:35
Last departure: 22:10
Distance 263km

Compare the best train prices from London to Manchester

Finding the perfect train connection from London to Manchester has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies serve the route from London to Manchester?

Virail cooperates with more than 200 partners in Europe and in the rest of the world, among which also Nationalrail serving the train route London - Manchester.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Manchester?

Ticket price London - Manchester every day

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4 £6 £7 £6 £6 £6 £4 £
39 £162 £50 £44 £48 £41 £48 £
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Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

When travelling on such short distances, you can take into account also busses and carpooling options: with some luck you will find very cheap options, even if you book on short notice.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from London to Manchester?

The trains to Manchester will leave from London St Pancras International [ STP ], London Euston, London Euston [ EUS ] or London Paddington and will arrive at Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ], Manchester Airport [ MIA ], Manchester Victoria [ MCV ] or Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ].

How long will it take you from London to Manchester by train and when do the trains leave?

The first train to Manchester leaves at 07:01, whereas the last one at 21:04. On average, the journey lasts 3 hours and 53 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Manchester in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

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