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Journey details

Best price 42 $
Journey duration 3 h 50 min
Connections per day 228
First departure: 04:46
Last departure: 00:06
Distance 293km

With virail the cheapest train tickets from Gatwick to Manchester

Finding the perfect train connection from Gatwick 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 rail companies offer connections by train from Gatwick to Manchester?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with Nationalrail, serving the train route between Gatwick and 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.

How much are the low cost train tickets from Gatwick to Manchester?

Trains from Gatwick to Manchester


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.

For short distances like between Gatwick and Manchester, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

Which stations do the trains to Manchester leave from?

The trains to Manchester can leave from Gatwick Airport [ GTW ] and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ] or Manchester Victoria [ MCV ].

How many train connections exist to go from Gatwick to Manchester per day?

228 connections are available every day to travel from Gatwick to Manchester by train. Please know that all these routes are indirect lines. Consequently, you will have to change trains.

How long do you need to get to Manchester by train?

The average duration of the journey is 4 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Manchester in 3 hours and 28 minutes. The first train leaves from Gatwick at 04:02, while the last one leaves at 21:02.

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