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.
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3 h 14 m
3 h 20 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Cardiff Central for Manchester Piccadilly every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||143 miles (231 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$36 (€31)|
|Train frequency||28 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||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 45 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $36 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Travel to Manchester Piccadilly from Cardiff Central on CrossCountry trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Cardiff Central.
The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city center of Manchester Piccadilly.
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