Cheap train tickets from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Cheapest

$18

Average

$34

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.

The average ticket from York to Manchester will cost around $ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 18.

Cheapest
06:05AMYork1h17 07:22AMManchester Victoria
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$181One-way
Cheapest
05:28AMYork1h41 07:09AMManchester Victoria
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$181One-way
01:38AMYork2h04 03:42AMManchester Piccadilly
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$201One-way
02:47AMYork2h09 04:56AMManchester Piccadilly
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$301One-way
06:49AMYork1h19 08:08AMManchester Victoria
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$321One-way

Train schedule from York to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, Dec 3
01:38AMYork2h04 03:42AMManchester Piccadilly
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02:47AMYork2h09 04:56AMManchester Piccadilly
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03:45AMYork3h20 07:05AMManchester Piccadilly
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05:28AMYork1h41 07:09AMManchester Victoria
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06:05AMYork1h17 07:22AMManchester Victoria
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06:18AMYork1h20 07:38AMManchester Victoria
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06:49AMYork1h19 08:08AMManchester Victoria
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07:19AMYork1h19 08:38AMManchester Victoria
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07:50AMYork1h18 09:08AMManchester Victoria
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08:19AMYork1h19 09:38AMManchester Victoria
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08:28AMYork1h39 10:07AMManchester Piccadilly
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08:50AMYork1h19 10:09AMManchester Victoria
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09:20AMYork1h18 10:38AMManchester Victoria
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09:23AMYork1h41 11:04AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:50AMYork1h18 11:08AMManchester Victoria
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Thu
Dec 2
$36First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$37First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$35First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$36First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$26First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$20First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$27First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$25First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$30First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$32First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$32First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Tue
Dec 14
$18First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$18First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$18First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Fri
Dec 17
$20First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$14First Transpennine Express
$22National Express
Sun
Dec 19
$35First Transpennine Express
$23National Express
Mon
Dec 20
$15First Transpennine Express
$23National Express
Tue
Dec 21
$14First Transpennine Express
$22National Express
Wed
Dec 22
$14First Transpennine Express
$24National Express

Fastest train times from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Fastest Journey

1 h 17 m

Average

1 h 37 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

93 km

Of the 15 trains that leave York for Manchester every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 93 km distance in an average of 1 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:05AMYork1h17 07:22AMManchester Victoria
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$181One-way
09:50AMYork1h18 11:08AMManchester Victoria
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$371One-way
07:50AMYork1h18 09:08AMManchester Victoria
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$361One-way
09:20AMYork1h18 10:38AMManchester Victoria
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$371One-way
08:19AMYork1h19 09:38AMManchester Victoria
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$371One-way

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Train Information to Manchester from York

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from York to Manchester cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $20 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains from York to Manchester: Journey Details

Trains from York to Manchester leave throughout the day and evening. Trains run overnight, with early morning services departing the city of York in the early hours of the morning, arriving in Manchester approximately two hours later. The last train leaves just before midnight, but trains are also available in the early hours of the morning. Trains leave roughly every half an hour, although this is reduced to one service every 2 hours overnight. Trains between York and Manchester are provided by TransPennine Express.

Taking the Train from York

The train station in York is located just a few minutes walk from the city centre, on Station Road. It is a large station that provides trains to destinations across the country. When arriving at the station, Coaches and buses pull in directly outside the entrance. Buses from the city centre to the station run during the day and finish around midnight. National Express coach services also arrive at the station. There is parking available, and a cab rank is located in front of the main entrance.

Getting into Manchester by Train

Manchester is known around the world for its cultural heritage and cosmopolitan city centre. Tourists can visit a large number of museums, or can attend a concert in the city's giant arena. Trains from York to Manchester arrive at two stations; Victoria and Piccadilly. Piccadilly is the more central station, and it is located closer to Manchester Coach Station. Both stations have large cab ranks situated outside the entrances, and both are served by bus services that run during the day and the evening. The city centre is a short walk or cab ride from each station.

Train tickets from York to Manchester: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 21 €
2 weeks earlier 15 €40%
3 weeks earlier 14 €50%
1 month before 13 €62%
2 months earlier 13 €62%
3 months earlier 13 €62%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from York - Manchester 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 50% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket York - Manchester with 2 months in advance you save up to about 62% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 62%.
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Travel Tips

Trains from York 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 York to Manchester.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between York and Manchester cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap York to Manchester trains for as little as $20 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Manchester from York?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $31 (€26)  for a train ticket between York and Manchester.
How far is it from York to Manchester by train?
The train distance from York to Manchester is around 57 miles (92 km).
How long is the train between York and Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 57 miles (92 km) from York to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the York to Manchester train journey time is on average 1 h 18 min.
When traveling by train from York to Manchester, which train station in York do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

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

Where is the York train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called York, is located 0.4 miles (607 m) from the city center of York.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city center of Manchester.

Which train companies should I travel with from York to Manchester?
When taking a train from York to Manchester, you can count on First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from York to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Manchester from York a day?
The average number of trains departing York for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I buy York to Manchester train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase the York to Manchester train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $31 (€26). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between York and 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

York
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from York is York. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at York for your journey to Manchester from York.