London Stansted Airport to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

51

Average

97

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.

Avanti West Coast
09:30AMLondon Stansted Airport4h18 01:48PMManchester
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511One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:00AMLondon Stansted Airport4h48 01:48PMManchester
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1011One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:15AMLondon Stansted Airport4h17 02:32PMManchester
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1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:42AMLondon Stansted Airport3h50 02:32PMManchester
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1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMLondon Stansted Airport4h35 12:50PMManchester
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1021One-way

Train schedule from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 26
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMLondon Stansted Airport4h35 12:50PMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
09:00AMLondon Stansted Airport4h48 01:48PMManchester
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London North Eastern Railway
09:27AMLondon Stansted Airport6h08 03:35PMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
09:30AMLondon Stansted Airport4h18 01:48PMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
10:15AMLondon Stansted Airport4h17 02:32PMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
10:42AMLondon Stansted Airport3h50 02:32PMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
11:12AMLondon Stansted Airport3h36 02:48PMManchester
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Cross Country
11:27AMLondon Stansted Airport4h38 04:05PMManchester
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Cross Country
01:27PMLondon Stansted Airport4h37 06:04PMManchester
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Fastest train times from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 36 m

Average

4 h 31 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

244 km

Of the 9 trains that leave London Stansted Airport for Manchester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
11:12AMLondon Stansted Airport3h36 02:48PMManchester
0 transfers
1031One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:42AMLondon Stansted Airport3h50 02:32PMManchester
0 transfers
1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:15AMLondon Stansted Airport4h17 02:32PMManchester
0 transfers
1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:30AMLondon Stansted Airport4h18 01:48PMManchester
0 transfers
511One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMLondon Stansted Airport4h35 12:50PMManchester
0 transfers
1021One-way

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Overview: Train from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$88 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia

Trains from London Stansted Airport to Manchester cover the 151 miles (244 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $88 (€79), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $67 (€60).

Train companies: CrossCountry from London Stansted Airport to Manchester trains

Travel between London Stansted Airport and Manchester from $67 (€60) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

CrossCountry

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

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry to Manchester from London Stansted Airport for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the London Stansted Airport to Manchester train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your London Stansted Airport - Manchester journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between London Stansted Airport and Manchester by train is 151 miles (244 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as $114 (€102) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between London Stansted Airport and Manchester in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry London Stansted Airport - Manchester train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

CrossCountry from London Stansted Airport to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 20 min
  • Average Price: $114
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

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 Stansted Airport to Manchester.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London Stansted Airport and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $67 (€60)  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London Stansted Airport to Manchester train price to come in at an average of $88 (€79)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from London Stansted Airport by train to be approximately 151 miles (244 km).
On average the London Stansted Airport to Manchester train time is 3 h 30 min  covering the 151 miles (244 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When taking a train from London Stansted Airport to Manchester, you can count on Avanti West Coast, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between London Stansted Airport and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing London Stansted Airport for Manchester is 19 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from London Stansted Airport to Manchester at 7: 00 AM   or take the last train from London Stansted Airport to Manchester leaving at 7: 12 PM. Look for the latest London Stansted Airport to Manchester train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from London Stansted Airport to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $88 (€79) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London Stansted Airport to Manchester a few months in advance.

Trains arriving to Manchester

0.7 miles (1.2 km) to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km) to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
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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