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Cheap train tickets from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
11:594h20
Cambridge station (CBG)
16:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1001One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:284h23
Cambridge station (CBG)
12:51Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1041One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 July
Cross Country
11:594h20
Cambridge station (CBG)
16:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:284h23
Cambridge station (CBG)
12:51Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Train times from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 20 m

Average

4 h 21 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

214 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cambridge station (CBG) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
11:594h20
Cambridge station (CBG)
16:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1001One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:284h23
Cambridge station (CBG)
12:51Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1041One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance132 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express, Great Northern or Thameslink

Trains from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 132 miles long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express, Great Northern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £91. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

You can travel by train between Cambridge station (CBG) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry for as low as £27. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 8 min
  • Cheapest Price: £89

FAQs: Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £91; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is 3 h 35 min   to travel the 132 mile long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 04: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 18: 53.
There are 25 trains a day from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express, Great Northern or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
Take the Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train with East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express, Great Northern or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Cambridge station (CBG) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 53.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cambridge, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Cambridge station (CBG) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is December.
You have options as you can travel from Cambridge station (CBG) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 2 different ways: coach or train.

Trains departing from Cambridge

Distance from Cambridge to city center
Distance from Cambridge to city center
1.4 miles (2.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: No

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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