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Train Information from Watford to Manchester

distanceDistance148 miles (238 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Watford to Manchester cover the 148 miles (238 km) long route taking on average 2 h 47 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $54 (€45), but the average price of train tickets is $76 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from Watford Junction and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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Trains from Watford to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 to Manchester.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Watford to Manchester?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Watford to Manchester for as low as $54 (€45)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Watford and Manchester?
The train price from Watford to Manchester is on average $76 (€64)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Watford to Manchester by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Watford and Manchester by train to be approximately 148 miles (238 km).
How long is the train ride to Manchester from Watford?
On average the Watford to Manchester train time is 2 h 47 min  covering the 148 miles (238 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Watford to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Watford?

When taking the train between Watford and Manchester, you can choose to depart from train stations like Watford Junction, Watford High Street and Watford North. Your trip can end in train stations such as Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Watford Junction   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Watford to go to Manchester? Where is the train station in Manchester located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Watford Junction, located approximately 0.4 miles (709 m) from the city center of Watford. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from its city center.

Which train providers can take me from Watford to Manchester?
Take the Watford to Manchester train with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Manchester from Watford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Manchester from Watford a day?
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Watford to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I book Watford to Manchester train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Watford to Manchester train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $76 (€64). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Watford to 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

Watford
Manchester
Watford Junction is the most popular Watford 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 Watford for your trip to Manchester.