York to Manchester train

Sun, May 19
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Cheap train tickets from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from York to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Northern Rail
11:15AM2h44
York station (YRK)
01:59PMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$201One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:49AM1h38
York station (YRK)
10:27AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$411One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:16AM1h31
York station (YRK)
10:47AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:49AM1h44
York station (YRK)
12:33PMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:50AM1h37
York station (YRK)
11:27AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$431One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from York to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 19
Transpennine Express
08:49AM1h38
York station (YRK)
10:27AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:16AM1h31
York station (YRK)
10:47AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:50AM1h37
York station (YRK)
11:27AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:17AM1h29
York station (YRK)
11:46AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:49AM1h44
York station (YRK)
12:33PMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
11:15AM2h44
York station (YRK)
01:59PMManchester Victoria (MCV)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

1 h 29 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

93 km

Of the 6 trains that leave York for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
10:17AM1h29
York station (YRK)
11:46AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:16AM1h31
York station (YRK)
10:47AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:50AM1h37
York station (YRK)
11:27AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:49AM1h38
York station (YRK)
10:27AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$411One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:49AM1h44
York station (YRK)
12:33PMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$431One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from York to Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from York to Manchester cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 16 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $26 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry from York to Manchester trains

For as little as $10 (€9) you can travel by train between York and Manchester with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains to Manchester from York. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

Train information from York to Manchester with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 2 h 6 min
  • Cheapest Price: $10
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

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%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from York - Manchester. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from York to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from York 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
Cheap train tickets from York to Manchester can start from as little as $11 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for York to Manchester is $26 (€22); 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 York to Manchester is 1 h 16 min   to travel the 57 mile (92 km) long trip, with around there are 16 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from York to Manchester leaves at 5: 12 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from York to Manchester leaves at 9: 34 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from York to Manchester without having to change trains with TransPennine Express. There are 15 direct trains from York to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from York to Manchester.
When taking a train from York to Manchester, you can count on TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from York to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 34 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0.5 miles (787 m) 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 day trip to Manchester from York is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from York to Manchester by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between York and Manchester 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in York and Manchester

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Manchester
York is the most popular York 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 York for your trip to Manchester.
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+44 800 200 6060
Public transit options for York
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Principal Hotel
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