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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Wrexham to Manchester?

The prices for train tickets from Wrexham to Manchester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Wrexham to Manchester will cost £ 19.19. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 21.10. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Wrexham to Manchester by train

Best price £ 19.19
Journey duration 2 h 40 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 07:29
Last departure 07:29
Distance 43.5 mi

Route Summary by train

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Transport For Wales
Duration: 3 h 3 min
Wrexham Central - Deansgate
07:29 - 10:32
£ 19.19
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Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 53 min
Wrexham Central - Deansgate
07:29 - 10:22
£ 20.50
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Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 21 min
Wrexham Central - Manchester Oxford Road
07:29 - 09:50
£ 20.63
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Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 21 min
Wrexham Central - Manchester Oxford Road
07:29 - 09:50
£ 20.70
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Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 42 min
Wrexham Central - Manchester Piccadilly
07:29 - 10:11
£ 24.50

How long will it take me to travel from Wrexham to Manchester by train?

The journey between Wrexham and Manchester by train usually takes 2 h 40 min to cover a distance of 43.5 mi. The shortest journey from Wrexham to Manchester will take you 2 h 21 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Manchester quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Wrexham to Manchester leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Wrexham to Manchester leaving at 07:29. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 07:29.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

When traveling from Wrexham to Manchester by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Wrexham and Manchester. You can start your journey in Wrexham at stations such as Wrexham General [ WRX ] and Wrexham Central. These connect to stations including Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ], Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ], Deansgate, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly in Manchester. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Wrexham to Manchester.

How many times a day do journeys run from Wrexham to Manchester?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Wrexham to Manchester. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 5 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail and Transport For Wales, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of departures from Wrexham which travel directly to Manchester. There are 5 journeys with one change or more.