How to travel from Runcorn to Manchester

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Travel Information between Runcorn and Manchester

distanceDistance22 miles (36 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $27
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€26) • 1 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTranspennine Express

Travel 22 miles (36 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Manchester from Runcorn. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Runcorn to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Runcorn to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Runcorn to Manchester.

There are 4 travel options from Runcorn to Manchester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Runcorn to Manchester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€4) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A bus is generally $23 (€22) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $27 (€26) from Runcorn to Manchester.

The fastest way from Runcorn to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 6 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

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

The distance is approximately 22 miles (36 km) from Runcorn to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Runcorn to Manchester is:

  • 50 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Runcorn and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Runcorn to Manchester:

  • You can travel from Runcorn to Manchester by train with Transpennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $27 (€26) with Transpennine Express from Runcorn to Manchester.

Yes, there are direct services available from Runcorn to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct train with.

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

Omio customers who travel from Runcorn to Manchester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Runcorn to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $4 (€4) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $27 (€26) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Runcorn to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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