Manchester to York train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Cheapest

13

Average

33

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

Cheapest
09:37AMManchester Victoria2h12 11:49AMYork
1 transfer
131One-way
08:37AMManchester Victoria2h12 10:49AMYork
1 transfer
331One-way
09:08AMManchester Piccadilly1h43 10:51AMYork
0 transfers
351One-way
09:30AMManchester Piccadilly2h00 11:30AMYork
1 transfer
411One-way
10:15AMManchester Victoria1h36 11:51AMYork
0 transfers
411One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, August 19
08:37AMManchester Victoria2h12 10:49AMYork
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09:08AMManchester Piccadilly1h43 10:51AMYork
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09:30AMManchester Piccadilly2h00 11:30AMYork
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09:37AMManchester Victoria2h12 11:49AMYork
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10:15AMManchester Victoria1h36 11:51AMYork
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Fastest train times from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Fastest Journey

1 h 36 m

Average

1 h 56 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

93 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for York every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:15AMManchester Victoria1h36 11:51AMYork
0 transfers
411One-way
09:08AMManchester Piccadilly1h43 10:51AMYork
0 transfers
351One-way
09:30AMManchester Piccadilly2h00 11:30AMYork
1 transfer
411One-way
09:37AMManchester Victoria2h12 11:49AMYork
1 transfer
131One-way
08:37AMManchester Victoria2h12 10:49AMYork
1 transfer
331One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to York

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency63 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 29 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Northern Rail, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester to York cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 63 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester to York trains

Buy your official CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets to York from Manchester from $11 (€10) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

First TransPennine Express 3
Northern Rail (3)
CrossCountry

Looking to travel by train between Manchester and York? Omio can help you find that perfect route with First TransPennine Express 3. Check Omio to see current First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Manchester to York train and book First TransPennine Express 3 tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Manchester and York, you can expect to travel 57 miles (92 km) one-way with First TransPennine Express 3. If you search for trains between Manchester and York in the Omio app, you can check if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with First TransPennine Express 3, we do the work for you to get you safely to York from Manchester. Book that perfect Manchester to York train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with First TransPennine Express 3!

Train information from Manchester to York with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 23 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 29 a day

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.

Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to York train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $11
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 33 a day

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets between Manchester and York are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with CrossCountry from Manchester to York all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 57 miles (92 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Manchester to York routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Manchester to York train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to York with CrossCountry!

    Trains from Manchester to York

    Passengers can board an average of 10 express trains from Manchester to York each day from Monday to Friday. The train services travel cross country, covering 57 miles in an astonishing 1 hour and 30 minutes. However, travelers who choose a train from Manchester to York on the weekends will find a more restricted service, with only 5 trains departing each day, but with no sacrifices on speed on this express service. Expect to enjoy a relaxed train ride in a comfortable, spacious carriage with plenty of space to store your luggage and fantastic views of the Pennines. 

    Manchester to York train time: daily departures

    From Monday to Friday each week, approximately 10 trains depart each day from Manchester to York. The first train departs at 6:00 a.m. each morning and shortly before 11:00 p.m. each evening. Travelers who take trains from Manchester to York on Saturday and Sunday will find more limited service, with approximately 5 trains departing a day between 8:00 a.m. each morning and 7:00 p.m. each evening. 

    How long is the journey by train from Manchester to York?

    The average journey time for trains from Manchester to York is 1 hour and 30 minutes. However, the fastest service each day takes only 1 hour and 20 minutes. Passengers cover a distance of 57 miles during that time. 

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

    Departure station: Trains from Manchester to York depart from Manchester Victoria Station. Manchester Victoria Station is a historic station in the heart of Manchester city center, and a short walking distance from many of the center's major sights. 

    Arrival station: Trains to York from Manchester arrive at York Station, only a short walk from the historic center of York and major attractions like York Minster and the Jorvik Viking Center. 

    Which train companies travel from Manchester to York?

    First Group's Transpennine Express provides trains from Manchester to York. Their express service departs from Manchester Victoria from Monday to Sunday, with trains departing at greater frequencies during the workweek than they do on the weekend or national holidays. 

    Transpennine Express Manchester to York 

    Transpennine Express provides trains from Manchester to York approximately 10 times each day from Monday to Friday, and 5 times a day on Saturday and Sunday. The Transpennine Express is an express service between the two cities, with an average journey time of only 1 hour and 30 minutes. 

    Manchester to York trains: services on board

    A first-class service is offered onboard trains from Manchester to York. First-class passengers will benefit from more spacious carriages, each fitted with tables and a complimentary snack trolley. Passengers on first-class services will be able to indulge in complimentary sandwiches, crisps, biscuits, and drinks. 

    There are ample luggage facilities on all Transpennine Express services from Manchester to York. Passengers will find luggage storage racks at the entrance to each carriage and overhead storage facilities in all areas of the train. A luggage trolley is onboard, ready to serve passengers tea, coffee, and other refreshments. Passengers can use the free WiFi to use phones, laptops, and tablets onboard the services. Plug sockets are fitted throughout all carriages. 

    How to find cheap train tickets from Manchester to York​?

    Passengers seeking cheap train tickets from Manchester to York should look well in advance of their chosen day of departure. Travelers should be advised that to secure the best deal possible, it's best to be flexible with the departing date. However, if travelers are set on traveling on one particular day, they should look to purchase tickets outside of peak hours. 

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to York

    Travel by train to York 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 York.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to York from Manchester for as low as $11 (€10)  for the next 7 days.
    The Manchester to York train ticket price is on average $22 (€20)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    You should expect to travel around 57 miles (92 km)  between Manchester and York by train.
    On average the Manchester to York train travel time is 1 h 29 min  for the 57 miles (92 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to York   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in York most often arrive at York and need to travel around 0.5 miles (790 m) from this train station to the city center.

    When taking a train from Manchester to York, you can count on Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Manchester and York and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 29 direct trains per day from Manchester to York, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Transpennine Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 63 trains a day from Manchester to York. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest train from Manchester to York at 4: 45 AM   or take the last train from Manchester to York leaving at 10: 59 PM. Look for the latest Manchester to York train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    If you purchase a train ticket from Manchester to York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€20) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Manchester to York are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Manchester
    York
    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 York.
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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
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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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    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.
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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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