The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
|Distance||143 miles (231 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$67 (€57)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Transport for Wales, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly cover the 143 miles (231 km) long route taking on average 3 h 23 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $46 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
For as little as $46 (€39) you can travel by train between Cardiff Central and Manchester Piccadilly with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Manchester Piccadilly from Cardiff Central. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.
Train information from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly with CrossCountry:
Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.
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