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

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  1. Take the train from Wrexham General to Manchester Piccadilly

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station 7 to Chester, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly

Train via Chester

  1. Take the train from Wrexham General to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Wrexham to Manchester

Drive

  1. Drive from Wrexham to Manchester

Wrexham to Manchester by train

The train journey time between Wrexham and Manchester is around 1h 17m and covers a distance of around 52 miles. Operated by Transport for Wales, the Wrexham to Manchester train service departs from Wrexham General and arrives in Manchester Piccadilly. Typically nine trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

9 Weekly Trains
1h 17m Average Duration
£29 Cheapest Price
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Wrexham → Manchester
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The cheapest way to get from Wrexham to Manchester is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Wrexham to Manchester is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 1h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wrexham General and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Wrexham and Manchester is 44 miles. The road distance is 57.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Wrexham to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs £29 - £45.

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The train from Wrexham General to Manchester Piccadilly takes 1h 17m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Wrexham to Manchester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Wrexham General station.

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Wrexham to Manchester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wrexham to Manchester is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Wrexham to Manchester.

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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Wrexham, Wales and Manchester, England?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Wrexham General to Manchester Piccadilly once daily. Tickets cost £29 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 17m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Wrexham General to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Wrexham General to Chester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Transport for Wales
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station 7 to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Arriva Cymru
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station 5 to Chester, station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Other operators
Taxi from Wrexham to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
£120 - £150
Yellow Cars Wrexham
Phone
+44 1978 286 286
Website
yellowcars.taxi
Station Cars
Phone
+44 1978 363 661
Speedie Cars
Phone
+44 1978 262 829
Website
wrexhamtaxi.co.uk
Apollo Taxis
Phone
+44 1978 26 26 26
Website
apollo-wrexham.co.uk

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