Manchester to Carnforth train

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Carnforth

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$19 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester to Carnforth cover the 48 miles (78 km) long route taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $19 (€16), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Carnforth.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3) and first_transpennine_express from Manchester to Carnforth trains

Travel between Manchester and Carnforth from $12 (€11) with Omio’s train partners Northern Rail (3) and first_transpennine_express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Manchester to Carnforth train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $12
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Trains from Manchester to Carnforth

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Carnforth 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 to Carnforth.
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Carnforth can start from as little as $12 (€11) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Carnforth is $19 (€16); 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 to Carnforth train time is 1 h 10 min   covering the 48 mile (78 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Carnforth leaves at 7: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Carnforth leaves at 4: 56 PM.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day from Manchester to Carnforth with Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Manchester to Carnforth, you can count on Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Carnforth. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Manchester and Carnforth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

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 Carnforth, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Carnforth from Manchester is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Manchester to Carnforth is March.
You have options as you can travel between Manchester and Carnforth 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Carnforth

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey between Manchester and Carnforth.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Amenities at station
Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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