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Cheap train tickets and times from Manchester to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 41 m

Average

3 h 5 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

167 km

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to start from $51 with an average ticket price of $64.

The fastest train from Manchester to takes 2h 41m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 5m and covers a distance of 167 km.

5 trains that leave Manchester for every day with 5 travelling directly.

London North Eastern Railway
08:26AM2h41
Manchester
11:07AMPeterborough
$511One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:36AM3h32
Manchester
12:08PMPeterborough
$581One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
08:39AM3h00
Manchester
11:39AMPeterborough
$591One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
04:20PM3h20
Manchester
07:40PMPeterborough
$751One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
02:16PM2h52
Manchester
05:08PMPeterborough
$781One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Peterborough

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to Peterborough cover the 103 miles (166 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $27 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $68 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Peterborough.

Train companies: East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and East Coast from Manchester to Peterborough trains

Travel from Manchester to Peterborough from $73 (€64) with Omio’s train partners East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and East Coast! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

East Coast from Manchester to Peterborough train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 37 min
  • Cheapest Price: $73

FAQs: Trains from Manchester to Peterborough

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Peterborough 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 Peterborough.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Peterborough can start from as little as $27 (€24) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Peterborough is $68 (€59); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Manchester to Peterborough is 2 h 30 min   to travel the 103 mile (166 km) long route, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Peterborough leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Peterborough leaves at 6: 43 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester to Peterborough without having to change trains with East Midlands Trains. There are 5 direct trains from Manchester to Peterborough each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Peterborough. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester to Peterborough.
For the best Manchester to Peterborough train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Manchester and Peterborough to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 43 PM.

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Peterborough, you can end your journey in train stations like Peterborough and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Park.

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 Peterborough, located 0.2 miles (260 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Peterborough from Manchester is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Manchester to Peterborough is November.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester to Peterborough 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Peterborough

Manchester
Peterborough
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 Peterborough.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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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
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
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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