Duration 2h 9m
Distance 198.6 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between London and Manchester takes 2h 9m and the fastest train takes 2h 4m. 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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£90 - £140

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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 198.6 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between London and Manchester?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Euston to Manchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £90 - £140 and the journey takes 2h 5m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£90 - £140
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65

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