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Manchester (MAN)
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The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
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Train
Direct
0h 35m
Train
Train
Direct
1h 11m
Train
Train
Direct
0h 47m
Train
Train
Direct
1h 15m
Train
Train
Direct
1h 37m
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East Midlands Railway, Train
Direct
2h 06m
East Midlands Railway, Train

Manchester train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains to Manchester

RETURN FROM

£21

ONE-WAY FROM

£4

POPULAR STATION

Manchester Piccadilly

POPULAR TRAIN COMPANY

Train
The cheapest return train ticket to Manchester is from Liverpool, starting at £21. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
The cheapest one-way train ticket to Manchester is from Liverpool, starting at £4. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
Manchester Piccadilly is one of the most popular stations in Manchester
Train, East Midlands Railway, and AccesRail also service this route

Book return train tickets to Manchester

Below are the quickest and cheapest return train tickets to Manchester that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Train
7 Oct
01:24Liverpool Lime Street
0h 55m
02:19Manchester Deansgate
11 Oct
02:24Manchester Deansgate
1h 15m
03:39Liverpool Lime Street
East Midlands Railway, Train
7 Oct
02:47Liverpool Lime Street
0h 50m
03:37Manchester Oxford Road
11 Oct
01:27Manchester Oxford Road
1h 01m
02:28Liverpool Lime Street
AccesRail
8 Dec
02:00Liverpool Central
1h 05m
03:05Manchester
12 Dec
04:05Manchester
1h 00m
05:05Liverpool Central
AccesRail
7 Oct
03:00Liverpool Central
1h 05m
04:05Manchester
11 Oct
05:05Manchester
1h 00m
06:05Liverpool Central
AccesRail
8 Dec
02:00Liverpool Central
1h 05m
03:05Manchester
12 Dec
08:05Manchester
1h 00m
09:05Liverpool Central
AccesRail
8 Dec
10:30Liverpool Central
1h 00m
11:30Manchester
12 Dec
04:05Manchester
1h 00m
05:05Liverpool Central

Book one-way train tickets to Manchester

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets to Manchester found on momondo in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find available train tickets by date.
Train
23 Aug
23:37Liverpool Lime Street
0h 35m
00:12Manchester Piccadilly
Train
24 Aug
02:20Liverpool Lime Street
1h 11m
03:31Manchester Deansgate
Train
24 Aug
01:52Liverpool Lime Street
0h 47m
02:39Manchester Victoria

FAQs for booking trains to Manchester

Reaching Manchester Central Business District (CBD) in the city centre is straightforward from any of the three main train stations in the city. Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station, the principal terminal for trains to Manchester, is a short drive by taxi, car hire or rideshare services such as Uber. Optionally, you can take Tram 1, which, including walk time, doesn't take long to get you to the CBD. It is close enough for a comfortable bike ride or a leisurely walk, especially if you're travelling with minimal luggage. Manchester trains arriving at Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station (the second busiest) leaves you even closer to the Central Business District than Manchester Piccadilly so that you can anticipate a reduced time on the road between the two locations. Bus lines 102 from Piccadilly Gardens and 197 from Great Bridgewater Street take a few minutes to the city centre. Most routes by car will serve you well if you prefer this to a bike ride, and there's a route via Rochdale Canal Tow Path, which is best for walking. If your cheap train tickets to Manchester take you via Manchester Victoria Railway Station, there are convenient vehicular routes to get you there in a few minutes. Free Bus 2 or the Green Line metro to St. Peter's Square are speedy options, and so is cycling, but walking will take you on a slightly longer journey.

When you want to enjoy the rail to Manchester for a day trip or discover nearby attractions for a few hours before your scheduled departure, luggage facilities come in handy to allow you to move around without your baggage. You can also use this facility for pre-booking heavy cases or travel bags when you purchase advance train tickets to Manchester, although not all of the city's rail stations are equipped with luggage storage lockers. For Manchester trains arriving at Piccadilly station, the luggage storage is located between Platforms 10 and 11 and stays open from early morning until late at night. Unfortunately, taking the train to Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria stations, you won't find any luggage storage lockers at these stations at this time.

All of the major railway stations in Manchester are equipped with plenty of amenities and services. You will find ticket offices, taxi stand, Metrolink access, refreshment stands, toilets, ramps for wheelchair users to board trains from platforms and induction loops for the hearing impaired. At Manchester Piccadilly station, you can enjoy a long list of extra/superior facilities, including long-term parking, ticket vending machines as well as information points and a reception desk. Avanti West Coast train company provides a first-class passenger lounge in the main concourse, while the upper concourse offers a departure lounge and photo booth. The station is also stair-free, with wheelchairs available upon request for use around the station. Manchester Piccadilly station is open around the clock. At Manchester Oxford Road station, the office is usually open before dawn until just before midnight from Monday to Saturday, opening a little later on Sundays. Manchester Victoria station is also open from pre-dawn hours daily but closes after midnight.

If you are a UK citizen or permanent resident, a passport is not required for travel by train to Manchester from anywhere in the UK. You should, however, carry some form of photographic ID such as a driving licence, a valid EU national identity card or a proof of age card for minors in case of inspections by train or station staff. All other foreign nationals should consider travelling with their valid passport as proof of ID if and when required in Manchester trains.

Users have found that prices vary from their starting point. Tickets for trains from London, Edinburgh, or Glasgow Intl Airport usually start from around £35, £64, or £136, respectively.

Manchester is best served by Manchester Piccadilly. There you’ll find a number of trains that can get you to your destination. Major cities accessible by Manchester Piccadilly are London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow Intl Airport.

Some of the options we’ve found for trains to Manchester are Train, East Midlands Railway, and AccesRail. Typically, your options for trains to Manchester will be determined by the route you take.

£3 is the average one-way price to Manchester this week. We don’t expect any changes in price for the next 3 months. We recommend booking when you can to ensure you have your desired date secured.

If you are travelling from Manchester Piccadilly station, Manchester Salford for Quays station or Manchester Oldham Road station to the center of Manchester, then the most direct route is 8.7 mi, 8.6 mi and 10.1 mi, respectively.

Etihad Stadium, Manchester’s most popular landmark, is 1.3 mi from Manchester Piccadilly. Old Trafford, the city’s second most popular place to visit, is 2.7 mi from Manchester Piccadilly. The third most popular attraction in Manchester is University of Manchester, which is 0.8 mi from Manchester Piccadilly.



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