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Journey details

Best price 42 $
Journey duration 3 h 49 min
Connections per day 215
First departure: 04:39
Last departure: 23:59
Distance 293km

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Gatwick on virail

With Virail you can find the best train connection from Manchester to Gatwick , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. 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 Manchester to Gatwick?

Virail cooperates with more than 200 partners in Europe and in the rest of the world, among which also Nationalrail serving the train route Manchester - Gatwick.

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 Gatwick?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from Manchester to Gatwick for 42,00 $. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Gatwick cost on average 326,25 $.

Trains from Manchester to Gatwick


If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.

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 Manchester and Gatwick?

You can take the train to Gatwick at Manchester Victoria [ MCV ] or Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ], which arrives at Gatwick Airport [ GTW ].

How many daily connections exist to travel to Gatwick from Manchester by train?

If you want to travel from Manchester to Gatwick by train, there are 177 available connections per day. Please notice that all of these connections, that is to say 177 routes, have a change. Consequently, you will have to change trains.

How long does it take from Manchester to Gatwick and when do the trains leave?

While the first train to Gatwick leaves at 12:04, the last one is scheduled for 21:04. The average duration of the journey is of 5 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Gatwick in 3 hours and 35 minutes.

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