Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

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Cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for Apr 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
04:00PM5h20
Stansted Airport (SSD)
09:20PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$1221One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:05AM4h14
Stansted Airport (SSD)
03:19PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$1281One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, April 21
Cross Country
04:00PM5h20
Stansted Airport (SSD)
09:20PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:05AM4h14
Stansted Airport (SSD)
03:19PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for Apr 21

Fastest Journey

4 h 14 m

Average

4 h 47 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

244 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Stansted Airport (SSD) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
11:05AM4h14
Stansted Airport (SSD)
03:19PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$1281One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
04:00PM5h20
Stansted Airport (SSD)
09:20PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$1221One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance151 miles (243 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$97 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 151 miles (243 km) long route taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $97 (€85), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $64 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) trains

Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains trains will get you between Stansted Airport (SSD) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from $64 (€56). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: $64

FAQs: Trains from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

FAQs: Travel by train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
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Cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as $64 (€56) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is $97 (€85); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is on average 3 h 29 min   for the 151 mile (243 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Stansted Airport (SSD) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 8: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 6: 21 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
For the best Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 21 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Stansted Airport, which is located around 30.9 miles (49.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is December.
You have options as you can travel between Stansted Airport (SSD) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from Stansted Airport

Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
30.9 miles (49.9 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Onward travel information: Local buses and National Coach routes stop in bus station located at airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement services operate from the main coach station as directed by Station Staff.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Stansted Airport
0 miles (0 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport is a 5 minute walk away from the railway station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Accessible taxis: Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent/Sweets Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Burger King | The Windmill
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Hertz | Enterprise | Alamo | Budget | Avis
Accessibility
Accessibility
Ramp, wheelchair train access available on request, escalators, wheelchair access to platforms.

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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