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

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  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$106 - $179

Cheapest option

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 17 min

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

$74 - $196

5 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Manchester Piccadilly

$111 - $179

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

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

$45 - $70

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 33 min

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

$102 - $307

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$88 - $346

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 12 min

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

$111 - $260

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 3 h 42 min.

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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 2 h 53 min.

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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 2 h 53 min and costs £80 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 777+ hotels available in Manchester Piccadilly Station. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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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: 2 h 53 min

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 2 h 4 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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

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