Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

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Cheap train tickets from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
05:36AM2h29
Watford Junction (WFJ)
08:05AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$491One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:02PM2h46
Watford Junction (WFJ)
10:48PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$501One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:05PM2h40
Watford Junction (WFJ)
11:45PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$541One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
06:00PM6h05
Watford Junction (WFJ)
12:05AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$611One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:38AM2h27
Watford Junction (WFJ)
02:05PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$681One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
Avanti West Coast
08:32AM2h47
Watford Junction (WFJ)
11:19AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
06:00PM6h05
Watford Junction (WFJ)
12:05AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:05PM2h40
Watford Junction (WFJ)
11:45PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:36AM2h29
Watford Junction (WFJ)
08:05AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:38AM2h27
Watford Junction (WFJ)
12:05PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 27 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

237 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Watford Junction (WFJ) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:38AM2h27
Watford Junction (WFJ)
12:05PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:38PM2h27
Watford Junction (WFJ)
04:05PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:38AM2h27
Watford Junction (WFJ)
02:05PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$681One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:36AM2h29
Watford Junction (WFJ)
08:05AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$491One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:05PM2h40
Watford Junction (WFJ)
11:45PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$541One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$88 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 146 miles (236 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 3 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $88 (€76), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Watford Junction and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Virgin Trains and CrossCountry from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) trains

You can travel by train between Watford Junction (WFJ) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Virgin Trains and CrossCountry for as low as $38 (€33). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 8 min
  • Cheapest Price: $266

FAQs: Trains from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

FAQs: Travel by train from Watford Junction (WFJ) 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 Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as $38 (€33) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is $88 (€76); 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 Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is 2 h 3 min   to travel the 146 mile (236 km) long journey, with around there are 4 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 5: 31 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 10: 09 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the journey from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) you can take a train with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 09 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Watford Junction, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Watford Junction (WFJ) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 3 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Watford Junction (WFJ) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is April.
You have options as you can travel to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Watford Junction (WFJ) 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from Watford Junction

Distance from Watford Junction to city center
Distance from Watford Junction to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from bay 1 of the bus station at the side of the railway station.
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 0248 997 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible public telephones: Public telephones are accessible on platform 6 | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket Vending Machines are located in the Booking Hall. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 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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