Manchester to Croydon train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Croydon

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Croydon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
05:11AM3h41
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:52AMEast Croydon (ECR)
$2851One-way
3 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
05:05AM3h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:26AMEast Croydon (ECR)
$2851One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
05:23AM4h39
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:02AMEast Croydon (ECR)
$2851One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from Manchester to Croydon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, April 16
Avanti West Coast
05:05AM3h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:26AMEast Croydon (ECR)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:11AM3h41
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:52AMEast Croydon (ECR)
3 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:23AM4h39
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:02AMEast Croydon (ECR)
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Croydon

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Fastest Journey

3 h 21 m

Average

3 h 53 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

275 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Croydon without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
05:05AM3h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:26AMEast Croydon (ECR)
$2851One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:11AM3h41
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:52AMEast Croydon (ECR)
$2851One-way
3 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:23AM4h39
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:02AMEast Croydon (ECR)
$2851One-way
3 transfers

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Croydon

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$136 (€120)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to Croydon cover the 170 miles (274 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $136 (€120), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $59 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in East Croydon.

FAQs: Trains from Manchester to Croydon

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Croydon 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 Croydon.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Croydon can start from as little as $59 (€52) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Croydon is $136 (€120); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Croydon from Manchester is on average 3 h 4 min   for the 170 mile (274 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Croydon by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Croydon leaves at 5: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Croydon leaves at 9: 25 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Croydon which require at least one change with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Manchester to Croydon train with Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Manchester to Croydon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 25 PM.

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Croydon, you can end your trip in train stations like East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at East Croydon, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Croydon by train is March.
You have options as you can travel to Croydon from Manchester 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Croydon

Manchester
Croydon
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your trip to Croydon.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
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
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
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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.
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
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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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