The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 20 m
2 h 28 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Average train duration||3 h 21 min|
|Average train ticket price||€86 (€86)|
|Train frequency||39 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 39 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railway, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Chiltern Railways or Northern Rail|
Trains from Manchester to London cover the 261 km long trip taking on average 3 h 21 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railway, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Chiltern Railways or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 39 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as €85, but the average price of train tickets is €86. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in London Victoria.
Find the best trains from Manchester to London with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and Chiltern Railways from €85. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Manchester and London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.
Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys from Manchester to London. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
When taking the train from Manchester to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. Your route can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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