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Journey details

Best price 18.61£
Journey duration 2 h 32 min
Connections per day 208
First departure: 00:34
Last departure: 23:30
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?

The average price of train tickets from London to Manchester is of 100,75 £. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from London to Manchester can be around 24,00 £.

Ticket price London - Manchester every day

Today Tomorrow In 2 days In 3 days In 4 days In 5 days In 6 days
6 £8 £6 £7 £4 £6 £6 £
1 £1 £1 £1 £1 £1 £1 £
46 £48 £51 £28 £49 £45 £48 £
19 £ More More More More 19 £ More

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations in London and Manchester?

You can take the train to Manchester at London Euston [ EUS ], London St Pancras International [ STP ] or London Marylebone, which arrives at Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ], Manchester Airport [ MIA ], Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ] or Manchester Victoria [ MCV ].

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

With the fastest connections you will be in Manchester in 2 hours and 8 minutes, but on average it takes 2 hours and 40 minutes. The first train headed to Manchester is at 20:09, while the last one leaves London at 21:12.

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