Find a train from London to Manchester

These train, bus and flight companies trust us


Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

Journey details

Best price 26.16$
Journey duration 2 h 25 min
Connections per day 195
First departure: 05:31
Last departure: 23:00
Distance 263km

Cheap train tickets from London to Manchester on virail

Virail has the magic trick to find your cheap train tickets to Manchester. You just need to enter your travel dates and set the filters for departure and price according to your preferences. Once you choose the best travel options for your train from London to Manchester, virail will redirect you automatically to the provider's website for the purchase.

Which rail companies offer connections by train from London to Manchester?

To get to Manchester by train, you can rely on Nationalrail, only an example among all our partners.

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?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from London to Manchester for 23,00 $. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Manchester cost on average 132,50 $.

Ticket price London - Manchester every day

Today Tomorrow In 2 days In 3 days In 4 days In 5 days In 6 days
8 $14 $15 $15 $16 $15 $15 $
1 $ More More More More 1 $ More
64 $68 $67 $68 $67 $66 $68 $
24 $ More More More More More More

Trains from London to Manchester


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.

In which stations can you take the train to Manchester and where will you arrive?

Trains leave London from London Euston [ EUS ] and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ], Manchester Victoria [ MCV ], Manchester Airport [ MIA ] or Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ].

How many connections are there to go Manchester from London by train per day?

If you want to travel from London to Manchester by train, there are 132 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 91 routes, include one or many changes and the rest, that is to say 36 routes, are direct lines. Thus, selecting a ticket with an indirect line could be more efficient if you want to reach Manchester at the last minute especially if there are too few connections even though the trip is longer. Despite that, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change

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 5 minutes, but on average it takes 2 hours and 18 minutes. The first train headed to Manchester is at 11:05, while the last one leaves London at 21:08.

virail lets you search and compare times and prices of any transports from one city to another