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Overview: Train from Manchester to York

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express or Northern Rail

Trains from Manchester to York cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 19 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or Northern Rail. 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 $11 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $17 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York.

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

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Manchester to York?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Manchester and York for as low as $11 (€9)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the train between Manchester and York on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to York train price to come in at an average of $17 (€14)  one way.

How many miles is it from Manchester to York by train?

The train distance from Manchester to York is around 57 miles (92 km).

How long is the train between Manchester and York?

The train time between Manchester and York is on average 1 h 19 min  for the 57 miles (92 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to York from Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Manchester goes to York? What train station do I come into York from Manchester?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in York.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to York? Where is the York train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 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 0.4 miles (607 m) from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can take me to York from Manchester?

Take the Manchester to York train with First Transpennine Express or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to York from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct train from Manchester to York?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Manchester to York. You can look to travel with First Transpennine Express  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

How many train services per day are there between Manchester and York?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for York is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When should I purchase the Manchester to York train for the best deals on tickets?

If you book the Manchester to York train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $17 (€14). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to York from Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 to York from Manchester.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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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