How to travel from Manchester to York

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from Manchester to York

You can get from Manchester to York by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Manchester to York on Mar 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:57AMManchester Victoria2h00 10:57AMYork
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08:57AMManchester Victoria2h00 10:57AMYork
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08:36AMManchester Victoria2h11 10:47AMYork
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06:56AMManchester Victoria2h01 08:57AMYork
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06:36AMManchester Victoria2h11 08:47AMYork
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Travel Information to York from Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 1 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 57 miles (92 km) by bus or train between Manchester and York. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to York.

How to get from Manchester to York

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Manchester to York, 87,14% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Manchester to York and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to York

Travel Tips: Travel to York 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 Manchester to York.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Manchester to York. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to York is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to York:

A train is $9 (€8) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Manchester to York costing on average $20 (€18).

The fastest way to get to York from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 14 min.

Other travel options to York can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to York by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The Manchester to York distance is around 57 miles (92 km).

The average frequency per day from Manchester to York is:

  • Around 48 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to York from Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to York:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Manchester to York depart from Manchester, Coach Station to York, Train Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to York, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to York by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Manchester to York for $20 (€18) on Omio.
  • Northern Rail can get you to York by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Manchester to York for $11 (€10) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to York with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 33 direct trains a day to York with Transpennine Express.

Direct services to York tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to York don't make York their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after York are London, Edinburgh or Leeds, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from York to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Manchester to York, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $20 (€18) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $11 (€10) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to York online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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