Manchester to Norwich train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Norwich

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

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

East Midlands Railway
08:43AM4h31
Manchester
01:14PMNorwich
$661One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
06:32AM5h42
Manchester
12:14PMNorwich
$1671One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
06:24AM5h50
Manchester
12:14PMNorwich
$1671One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
09:13AM5h06
Manchester
02:19PMNorwich
$1751One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
08:52AM6h17
Manchester
03:09PMNorwich
$1751One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Manchester to Norwich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
East Midlands Railway
06:32AM5h42
Manchester
12:14PMNorwich
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
08:43AM4h31
Manchester
01:14PMNorwich
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
06:24AM5h50
Manchester
12:14PMNorwich
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
09:13AM5h06
Manchester
02:19PMNorwich
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
08:52AM6h17
Manchester
03:09PMNorwich
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Norwich

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 31 m

Average

5 h 29 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

255 km

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

East Midlands Railway
08:43AM4h31
Manchester
01:14PMNorwich
$661One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
09:13AM5h06
Manchester
02:19PMNorwich
$1751One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
06:32AM5h42
Manchester
12:14PMNorwich
$1671One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
06:24AM5h50
Manchester
12:14PMNorwich
$1671One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
08:52AM6h17
Manchester
03:09PMNorwich
$1751One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Norwich

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$146 (€127)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Manchester to Norwich cover the 157 miles (254 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 26 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $146 (€127), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $51 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Norwich.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and TransPennine Express from Manchester to Norwich trains

Travel to Norwich from Manchester from $51 (€44) with Omio’s train partners East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and TransPennine Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Manchester to Norwich. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Manchester to Norwich train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 44 min
  • Cheapest Price: $166

FAQs: Trains from Manchester to Norwich

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Norwich 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 Norwich.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Norwich can start from as little as $51 (€44) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Norwich is $146 (€127); 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 Norwich train travel time is 4 h 26 min   for the 157 mile (254 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Norwich leaves at 4: 55 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Norwich leaves at 5: 35 PM.
There are 9 trains a day from Manchester to Norwich which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Norwich. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester to Norwich.
Take the Manchester to Norwich train with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry or East Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Manchester to Norwich as there might be differences in the amenities they 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 Norwich, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Norwich from Manchester is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 26 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Norwich by train is March.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester to Norwich 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Norwich

Manchester
Norwich
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 to Norwich from Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
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
The major train station for arrivals in Norwich is Norwich. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Norwich for your journey to Norwich from Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Norwich
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on station forecourt

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