Banbury to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Banbury to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug





The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
08:57Banbury2h26 11:23Manchester
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Train schedule Banbury to Manchester

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Fastest train times from Banbury to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

2 h 26 m


2 h 26 m

Trains per day



169 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Banbury for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:57Banbury2h26 11:23Manchester
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Overview: Train from Banbury to Manchester

distanceDistance105 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Banbury to Manchester cover the 105 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £72, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Banbury and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways trains Banbury to Manchester

For as little as £72 you can travel by train to Manchester from Banbury with CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Chiltern Railways

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Banbury and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Banbury - Manchester train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Banbury to Manchester, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Banbury to Manchester journey. You can expect to travel around 105 miles (169 km) between Banbury and Manchester on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets from Banbury to Manchester starting as low as £72 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

Banbury to Manchester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 26 min
  • Average Price: £72
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Banbury and Manchester: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Chiltern Railways train from Banbury to Manchester online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Chiltern Railways train to Manchester from Banbury, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Chiltern Railways train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 105 miles (169 km) journey between Banbury and Manchester as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Manchester from Banbury, you can check straight away if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Chiltern Railways Banbury to Manchester train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Banbury to Manchester with Chiltern Railways:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 48 min
  • Chiltern Railways frequency: 4 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Banbury to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Banbury to Manchester.
You can find a cheap train from Banbury to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £72  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Banbury to Manchester train to cost on average £72  one way.
The distance from Banbury to Manchester by train is approximately 105 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 105 miles to Manchester from Banbury can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Banbury to Manchester is on average 2 h 26 min.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Banbury   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Banbury, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Banbury. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from its city centre.

When taking a train from Banbury to Manchester, you can count on Cross Country or Chiltern Railways for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Manchester from Banbury and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 19 trains a day from Banbury to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Banbury to Manchester at 07: 57   or take the last train from Banbury to Manchester leaving at 19: 57. Look for the latest Banbury Manchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you purchase Banbury to Manchester train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £72. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Banbury to Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Banbury is Banbury. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Banbury for your trip between Banbury and Manchester.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3456005165
Public transport options for Banbury
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station.

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