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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

$107

Average

$117

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

The average ticket from Manchester to London will cost around $ 117 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 107.

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08:35Manchester Piccadilly2h2511:00London Euston
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$1071One-way
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09:35Manchester Piccadilly2h1511:50London Euston
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$1201One-way
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08:55Manchester Piccadilly2h1911:14London Euston
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$1201One-way
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10:35Manchester Piccadilly2h0812:43London Euston
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$1201One-way
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09:55Manchester Piccadilly2h1812:13London Euston
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$1201One-way

Train Times

Manchester to London

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08:35Manchester Piccadilly2h2511:00London Euston
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08:55Manchester Piccadilly2h1911:14London Euston
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09:35Manchester Piccadilly2h1511:50London Euston
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09:55Manchester Piccadilly2h1812:13London Euston
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10:35Manchester Piccadilly2h0812:43London Euston
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sun
Aug 25
$107Virgin Trains
$71National Express
$260British Airways
Mon
Aug 26
$107Virgin Trains
$35National Express
$308British Airways
Tue
Aug 27
$120Virgin Trains
$20National Express
$260British Airways
Wed
Aug 28
$120Virgin Trains
$16National Express
$211British Airways
Thu
Aug 29
$120Virgin Trains
$16National Express
$211British Airways
Fri
Aug 30
$96Virgin Trains
$11National Express
$138British Airways
Sat
Aug 31
$49Virgin Trains
$16National Express
$211British Airways
Sun
Sep 1
$56Virgin Trains
$11National Express
$116BA Cityflyer
Mon
Sep 2
$185Virgin Trains
$9National Express
$138British Airways
Tue
Sep 3
$120Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$138British Airways
Wed
Sep 4
$96Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$138British Airways
Thu
Sep 5
$77Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$138British Airways
Fri
Sep 6
$59Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$104British Airways
Sat
Sep 7
$46Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$142KLM
Sun
Sep 8
$56Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$99BA Cityflyer
Mon
Sep 9
$63Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$204KLM
Tue
Sep 10
$63Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$141Iberia Express
Wed
Sep 11
$63Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$138Sas Airways
Thu
Sep 12
$77Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$122Iberia Express
Fri
Sep 13
$56Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$139KLM
Sat
Sep 14
$38Virgin Trains
$8National Express
$148Air France

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 8m

Average

2h 17m

Trains per day

5

Distance

262 km

Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 262 km distance in an average of 2h 17m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 8m .

The slowest train will take 2h 25m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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10:35Manchester Piccadilly2h0812:43London Euston
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$1201One-way
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09:35Manchester Piccadilly2h1511:50London Euston
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$1201One-way
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09:55Manchester Piccadilly2h1812:13London Euston
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$1201One-way
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08:55Manchester Piccadilly2h1911:14London Euston
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$1201One-way
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08:35Manchester Piccadilly2h2511:00London Euston
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$1071One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 16 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $61
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:262 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to London

Trains from Manchester to London depart from early morning until late evening. A typical journey takes about two hours and 15 minutes, although some faster services complete the trip in just over two hours.

Which train companies travel from Manchester to London

The busy Manchester to London route is predominantly managed by Virgin Trains. Those who don't mind traveling later in the evening can also access indirect services provided by CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains.

How long is the train from Manchester to London?

It takes just over two hours to travel by train to Euston Station in the heart of London from Manchester Piccadilly Station. Later services with several changes can take longer. For example, the overnight CrossCountry train via Nottingham and Loughborough takes almost eight and a half hours.

How many trains are there from Manchester to London?

Trains to London from Manchester begin running early in the morning and departures continue until late in the evening. Trains leave Manchester Piccadilly for London Euston Station about every 20 minutes. The first direct trains depart just before 6:00 a.m. and the last leaves just before 9:30 p.m. Services for London Marylebone and London St Pancras leave at around 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. respectively.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Manchester to London?

Departure train station:All trains to London from Manchester set off from Manchester Piccadilly Station. The busy modern station has been voted best in Britain in the past, and offers travelers a wide range of shops, coffee shops and restaurants. Excess luggage can be left at the dedicated facility between platforms 10 and 11. Manchester Piccadilly is easy to reach by bus or Metrolink tram from the city center and taxis can drop passengers close to the entrance.

Arrival train station:Direct trains terminate at Euston Station in the heart of London. The station is two miles from Oxford Circus and just a few minutes from London King's Cross Station and St Pancras International for Eurostar. Passengers can take the underground (Northern and Victoria lines) or hop on one of the many buses available directly opposite the station entrance.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
London
TrainManchester Oxford Road

Amenities

TrainManchester Piccadilly

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainManchester Victoria

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