How to travel from York to Manchester

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from York to Manchester

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

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To get from York to Manchester on Apr 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:22AMYork2h07 10:29AMManchester Victoria
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08:22AMYork2h07 10:29AMManchester Victoria
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09:23AMYork2h06 11:29AMManchester Victoria
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08:19AMYork1h37 09:56AMManchester Victoria
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05:55PMYork2h45 08:40PMManchester, Coach Station
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Travel Information between York and Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 1 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 1 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 57 miles (92 km) from York to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). 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 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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Travel Tips: Travel from York 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 York to Manchester.

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

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from York is by taking a train, which costs on average $10 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A train is generally $10 (€8) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $20 (€17) from York to Manchester.

The quickest way to travel from York to Manchester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 18 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 15 h 5 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from York to Manchester is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 36 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Manchester from York 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 York to Manchester:

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

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

  • You can travel by bus to Manchester from York with National Express, and you can find National Express York to Manchester tickets for $20 (€17) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from York to Manchester with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€9) with Northern Rail from York to Manchester.

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

  • You can take a direct train with Transpennine Express with 33 direct trains per day.

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 between York and Manchester.

Looking to extend your trip from York to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from York to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Glasgow from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $20 (€17) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.

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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