The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cambridge to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 42 m
3 h 59 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cambridge to Manchester without transferring at least once.
|Distance||131 miles (212 km)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country, East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Cambridge to Manchester cover the 131 miles (212 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 54 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Find the best journey between Cambridge and Manchester with Omio's train partners CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and Thameslink! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
Are you making plans to travel to Manchester from Cambridge? Why not take a train with Thameslink? Omio can show you current Thameslink train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Cambridge to Manchester trains all in one place. On the Thameslink train, you can expect to travel 131 miles (212 km) between Cambridge and Manchester. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Manchester from Cambridge, you can quickly see if the Thameslink ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Thameslink train between Cambridge and Manchester, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
Cambridge to Manchester train information with Thameslink:
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Cambridge and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry from Cambridge to Manchester train information:
Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Cambridge and Manchester. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
There are a few train stations in Cambridge to start your trip from including Cambridge and Cambridge North. In Manchester you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Cambridge and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the train station to the city center in Manchester.
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