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There are 7 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$106 - $179

Cheapest option

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$73 - $196

5 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$99 - $154

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station 218.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London City to Newcastle, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly

$134 - $410

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$100 - $307

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$105 - $255

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which costs £80 - £140 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Manchester Piccadilly Station. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Stratford International, London St Pancras International and Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 168 miles. The road distance is 218.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £80 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 167.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 2h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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