London Gatwick Airport to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Cheapest

91

Average

145

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:51AMGatwick Airport3h43 12:34PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
911One-way
Cheapest
08:55AMGatwick Airport4h32 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
911One-way
08:06AMGatwick Airport3h21 11:27AMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
2521One-way

Train schedule from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, October 3
08:06AMGatwick Airport3h21 11:27AMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
08:51AMGatwick Airport3h43 12:34PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
08:55AMGatwick Airport4h32 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Fastest Journey

3 h 21 m

Average

3 h 52 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

294 km

It's difficult to get from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
08:06AMGatwick Airport3h21 11:27AMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
2521One-way
08:51AMGatwick Airport3h43 12:34PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
911One-way
08:55AMGatwick Airport4h32 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
911One-way

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Overview: Train from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Cross Country or Thameslink

Trains from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester cover the 182 miles (293 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Thameslink. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $69 (€67), but the average price of train tickets is $70 (€67).

Train companies: CrossCountry and Thameslink from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester trains

For as little as $69 (€67) you can travel by train between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester with CrossCountry and Thameslink. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Thameslink
CrossCountry

Looking for trains between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester? Thameslink is one of the best companies to travel with on the 182 miles (293 km) trip to Manchester from London Gatwick Airport. As an official travel partner of Thameslink, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thameslink train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London Gatwick Airport to Manchester routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thameslink train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester, 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’re ready, book your London Gatwick Airport - Manchester train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thameslink!

Train information from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 52 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 45 a day

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

One of the best ways to travel between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester by showing you CrossCountry current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this London Gatwick Airport to Manchester trip. You can expect to travel 182 miles (293 km) from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester!

    Travel Tips: Trains from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $69 (€67)  one way.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London Gatwick Airport to Manchester train price to come in at an average of $70 (€67)  one way.
    The distance between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester by train is approximately 182 miles (293 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 182 miles (293 km) to Manchester from London Gatwick Airport can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London Gatwick Airport to Manchester train journey time is on average 3 h 25 min.
    Take the London Gatwick Airport to Manchester train with Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing London Gatwick Airport for Manchester is 45 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this journey departs from London Gatwick Airport at 7: 06 AM. The last train leaves from London Gatwick Airport at 7: 42 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way train ticket from London Gatwick Airport to Manchester is on average $70 (€67) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between London Gatwick Airport and Manchester available a few months in advance.

    Trains arriving to Manchester

    Distance from Manchester to city center
    Distance from Manchester to city center
    954 m
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Manchester Airport
    8 miles (13 km)
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
    ATM
    ATM
    There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
    Parking
    Parking
    Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 711 (including 35 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: £5. 00 for the first 2 hours | Up to £21. 00 per day
    Dining
    Dining
    Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Hertz | Europcar
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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