Manchester to London train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Cheapest

46

Average

116

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h19 01:50PMLondon Euston
1 transfer
461One-way
Cheapest
11:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h19 02:50PMLondon Euston
1 transfer
461One-way
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h19 11:50AMLondon Euston
1 transfer
601One-way
11:11AMManchester Piccadilly2h17 01:28PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
891One-way
11:31AMManchester Piccadilly2h27 01:58PMLondon Euston
1 transfer
891One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, October 3
08:12AMManchester Piccadilly2h15 10:27AMLondon Euston
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08:18AMManchester Piccadilly3h20 11:38AMLondon St Pancras
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08:31AMManchester Piccadilly2h31 11:02AMLondon Euston
1 transfer
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h19 11:50AMLondon Euston
1 transfer
09:12AMManchester Piccadilly2h10 11:22AMLondon Euston
0 transfers
09:31AMManchester Piccadilly2h27 11:58AMLondon Euston
1 transfer
10:15AMManchester Piccadilly2h06 12:21PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
10:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h19 01:50PMLondon Euston
1 transfer
10:31AMManchester Piccadilly2h28 12:59PMLondon Euston
1 transfer
11:11AMManchester Piccadilly2h17 01:28PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
11:31AMManchester Piccadilly2h27 01:58PMLondon Euston
1 transfer
11:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h19 02:50PMLondon Euston
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Manchester to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Fastest Journey

2 h 6 m

Average

2 h 39 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

262 km

Of the 12 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.

Fastest
10:15AMManchester Piccadilly2h06 12:21PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
891One-way
09:12AMManchester Piccadilly2h10 11:22AMLondon Euston
0 transfers
2181One-way
08:12AMManchester Piccadilly2h15 10:27AMLondon Euston
0 transfers
2401One-way
11:11AMManchester Piccadilly2h17 01:28PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
891One-way
11:31AMManchester Piccadilly2h27 01:58PMLondon Euston
1 transfer
891One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to London

distanceDistance261 km
durationAverage train duration2 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price€54 (€54)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersGrand Central Trains, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Manchester to London cover the 261 km long route taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like Grand Central Trains, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around €54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €33. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways and Grand Central Trains trains Manchester to London

Travel between Manchester and London from €33 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways and Grand Central Trains! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

CrossCountry
Chiltern Railways
Grand Central Trains

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to London from Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Are you making plans to travel to London from Manchester? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Manchester to London trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 162 miles (261 km) between Manchester and London. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to London from Manchester, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train to London from Manchester, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    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 to London from Manchester: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

    Are you making plans to travel from Manchester to London? Why not take a train with Chiltern Railways? Omio can show you current Chiltern Railways train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Manchester to London trains all in one place. On the Chiltern Railways train, you can expect to travel 162 miles (261 km) to London from Manchester. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Manchester to London, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Chiltern Railways train to London from Manchester, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

      Find cheap tickets for Grand Central Trains trains from Manchester to London on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Manchester to London train timetable from Grand Central Trains, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 162 miles (261 km) route between Manchester and London, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Manchester and London in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Grand Central Trains trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Grand Central Trains train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to London from Manchester and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Manchester to London with Grand Central Trains!

        Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to London

        Travel Tips: Travel by train to London 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 Manchester to London.
        FAQs
        Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Manchester and London for as low as €33  for the next 7 days.
        If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to London train to cost on average €54  one way.
        The distance from Manchester to London by train is approximately 261 km.
        The train time to London from Manchester is on average 2 h 11 min  for the 261 km long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

        When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

        Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to London Victoria.

        Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

        Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this train station to the city centre.

        For the route from Manchester to London you can take a train with Grand Central Trains, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Manchester and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
        Yes, there are direct trains from Manchester to London, and you can find a direct train for this route with Avanti West Coast  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
        The earliest train for this route departs from Manchester at 04: 55. The last train leaves from Manchester at 20: 15. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
        If you purchase a train ticket from Manchester to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €54 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Manchester and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

        Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

        Manchester
        London
        Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to London.
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        Phone Number
        +44 3457114141
        ticketOfficeHours
        Ticket Office Hours
        Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
        Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
        Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
        Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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        Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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        Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
        Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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        Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
        Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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