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from York to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from York to Manchester on Jan 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:51AMYork1h18 10:09AMManchester Victoria
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$381One-way
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05:55PMYork2h45 08:40PMManchester, Coach Station
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$211One-way
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08:28AMYork1h36 10:04AMManchester Piccadilly
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$381One-way
03:50PMYork1h22 05:12PMManchester Victoria
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$351One-way
09:20AMYork1h18 10:38AMManchester Victoria
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$471One-way

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Sat
Jan 22
$38First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sun
Jan 23
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Mon
Jan 24
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Tue
Jan 25
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Fri
Jan 28
$20First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sat
Jan 29
$28First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Sun
Jan 30
$27First Transpennine Express
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Mon
Jan 31
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$21National Express
Tue
Feb 1
$14First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Wed
Feb 2
$15First Transpennine Express
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Thu
Feb 3
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Fri
Feb 4
$15First Transpennine Express
$16National Express
Sun
Feb 6
$18First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Tue
Feb 8
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Wed
Feb 9
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express
Thu
Feb 10
$15First Transpennine Express
$21National Express

Travel Information between York and Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Northern Rail

Travel 57 miles (92 km) by bus or train to Manchester from York. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from York to Manchester.

How to get from York to Manchester

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from York to Manchester, 83,08% 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 York to Manchester 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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FAQs

How do I reach Manchester from York?

There are 2 travel options from York to Manchester: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from York to Manchester?

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from York is by taking a train, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A train is generally $9 (€7) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $20 (€17) from York to Manchester.

What is the quickest way from York to Manchester?

The fastest way from York to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 17 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 14 min   on average.

How far is Manchester from York?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from York to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from York to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from York to Manchester?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from York, Train Station to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travelers board their train from York and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel companies can get me from York to Manchester?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Manchester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus York to Manchester tickets on Omio for $20 (€17).
  • Northern Rail can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from York to Manchester for $12 (€10) on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from York to Manchester?

Omio customers who travel from York 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.

When should I purchase a ticket from York to Manchester online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $20 (€17) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $12 (€10) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking York 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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