Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) train

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Overview: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR)

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$84 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) cover the 162 miles (261 km) long route taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $65 (€56), but the average price of train tickets is $84 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in London Blackfriars.

Train companies: Virgin Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) trains

You can travel by train between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and London Blackfriars (BFR) with Virgin Trains for as low as $65 (€56). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: $65
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR)

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) 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 Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR).
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) can start from as little as $65 (€56) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) is $84 (€73); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) train travel time is 2 h 53 min   for the 162 mile (261 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) leaves at 8: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) leaves at 9: 15 AM.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and London Blackfriars (BFR) to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Blackfriars, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to London Blackfriars (BFR) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) by train is March.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Blackfriars (BFR) 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 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.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
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.

Trains arriving to London Blackfriars

Distance from London Blackfriars to city center
Distance from London Blackfriars to city center
1.4 miles (2.2 km)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent
Dining
Dining
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A station: This station has step-free level access to all platforms iva lifts. Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Thameslink ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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