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There are 5 ways to get from Alnmouth to Manchester by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via York  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Alnmouth to York
  2. Take the train from York to Manchester Victoria

£39 - £210

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Alnmouth to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£12 - £116

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Alnmouth to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria

£50 - £176

Train, bus via Newcastle upon Tyne  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Alnmouth to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Shudehill Interchange M36 / ...

£16 - £125

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Alnmouth to Manchester 176.9 miles

£26 - £40

Alnmouth to Manchester by train

The train journey time between Alnmouth and Manchester is around 3h 24m and covers a distance of around 182 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 54m. Operated by LNER, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express Service, the Alnmouth to Manchester train service departs from Alnmouth and arrives in Manchester Victoria. Typically 99 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 24m
Fastest train time:
2h 54m
Trains per week:
99
Cheapest price:
£39
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:21
Last train departs at:
22:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alnmouth to Manchester train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Alnmouth to Manchester is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Alnmouth to Manchester is to drive. Taking this option will cost £26 - £40 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alnmouth to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Alnmouth and arriving at Manchester Victoria via York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Alnmouth and Manchester is 135 miles. The road distance is 176.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Alnmouth to Manchester without a car is to train via York which takes 3h 10m and costs £35 - £210.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Alnmouth to Manchester, including transfers.

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Alnmouth to Manchester train services, operated by LNER, depart from Alnmouth station.

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Alnmouth to Manchester train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Manchester Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alnmouth to Manchester is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Alnmouth to Manchester.

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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Alnmouth, England and Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Alnmouth to Manchester via York in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Alnmouth to York
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £140
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Alnmouth to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Alnmouth to York
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Alnmouth to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £34
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £40
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£18 - £26
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK

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