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Train Information from Cork to Manchester

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Cork to Manchester cover the 282 miles (455 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cork City and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cork and Manchester?

Travel by train between Cork, Ireland and Manchester, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Manchester from Cork restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Cork?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Cork closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cork, Ireland from Manchester, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Manchester to Cork is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Ireland from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Manchester?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cork, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Manchester to Cork train here.

What is the distance by train from Cork to Manchester?
The Cork to Manchester train distance is approximately 282 miles (455 km).
When travelling by train from Cork to Manchester, which train station in Cork do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

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

Where is the train station in Cork? Where is the train station in Manchester?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Cork City, located approximately 0.6 miles (997 m) from the city centre of Cork. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from its city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cork
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Cork is Cork City. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cork City for your trip between Cork and Manchester.