How to travel from York to Manchester

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from York to Manchester

How to get from York to Manchester by train or bus.

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The best way to travel from York to Manchester is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
08:46AM3h14
York
12:00PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$161One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
08:46AM3h14
York
12:00PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$161One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:19AM1h17
York station (YRK)
09:36AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$481One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Northern Rail
08:22AM2h07
York station (YRK)
10:29AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$221One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:58AM1h41
York station (YRK)
10:39AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$401One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:19AM1h18
York station (YRK)
10:37AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$481One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
08:46AM3h44
York
12:30PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$161One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
10:57AM3h33
York
02:30PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$161One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
10:57AM4h18
York
03:15PMManchester, Airport
$181One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from York to Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$12 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 1 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or TransPennine Express

Travel 57 miles (92 km) by train or bus between York and Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or TransPennine Express 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 from York to Manchester on National Express, Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Manchester from York, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from York to Manchester

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from York to Manchester: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from York to Manchester is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $12 (€11) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

      A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from York to Manchester costing on average $12 (€11).

      The quickest way to travel from York to Manchester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 53 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 57 miles (92 km) between York and Manchester.

      The average frequency per day from York to Manchester is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 16 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from York, Rail Station and tend to arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
      • Trains from York to Manchester most often leave from York and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

      The following travel companies offer services from York to Manchester:

      • National Express or Megabus can get you to Manchester by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from York to Manchester for $12 (€11) on Omio.
      • Travel with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail (3) York to Manchester tickets on Omio for $12 (€11).

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

      • Direct trains with TransPennine Express with 15 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 from York to Manchester.

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

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