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Duration 2h 8m
Distance 198.5 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between London and Manchester takes 2h 8m and the fastest train takes 2h 3m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from London to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. London Euston
  2. Manchester
2h 5m
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£65 - £240

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Euston and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between London and Manchester is 164 miles. The road distance is 198.5 miles.

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London to Manchester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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London to Manchester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between London and Manchester?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 5m.
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£65 - £240
East Midlands Railways
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£29 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £90
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Single
£80 - £120
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Single
£21 - £35

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