Duration 2h 55m
Distance 200.6 miles
Average price £180
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Manchester and Kensington (Olympia) takes 2h 55m and the fastest train takes 2h 38m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Manchester to Kensington (Olympia). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Kensington (Olympia)
2h 50m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£65 - £240

Manchester to Kensington (Olympia) train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Manchester and Kensington (Olympia). The earliest departure is at 05:05 in the morning, and the last departure from Manchester is at 21:15 which arrives into Kensington (Olympia) at 06:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 55m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Manchester to Kensington (Olympia)? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via London Euston and Willesden Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Manchester and Kensington (Olympia) is 163 miles. The road distance is 200.6 miles.

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Manchester to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Manchester to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at London Euston station.

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There are 10620+ hotels available in Kensington (Olympia). Prices start at £79 per night.

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What companies run services between Manchester and Kensington (Olympia)?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Manchester to Kensington (Olympia) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 5m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£65 - £240

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