Croydon to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Cheapest

£80

Average

£80

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.

Avanti West Coast
07:30Croydon3h57 11:27Manchester
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£801One-way

Train schedule Croydon to Manchester

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Fastest train times from Croydon to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

3 h 57 m

Average

3 h 57 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

275 km

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

Avanti West Coast
07:30Croydon3h57 11:27Manchester
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£801One-way

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Overview: Train from Croydon to Manchester

distanceDistance170 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£93 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesThameslink

Trains from Croydon to Manchester cover the 170 miles long route taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Thameslink. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £64, but the average price of train tickets is £93. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Thameslink trains Croydon to Manchester

You can travel by train from Croydon to Manchester with Thameslink for as low as £64. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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Looking to travel by train between Croydon and Manchester? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Thameslink. Check Omio to see current Thameslink train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Croydon to Manchester train and book Thameslink tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Croydon to Manchester, you can expect to travel 170 miles (274 km) one-way with Thameslink. If you search for trains to Manchester from Croydon in the Omio app, you can check if the Thameslink 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. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thameslink, we do the work for you to get you safely to Manchester from Croydon. Book that perfect Croydon to Manchester train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thameslink!

Croydon to Manchester train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 27 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 50 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Croydon 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 Croydon to Manchester.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Croydon to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £64  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Croydon to Manchester is £93  one way.
You should expect to travel around 170 miles  to Manchester from Croydon by train.
On average the Croydon to Manchester train time is 3 h 19 min  covering the 170 miles long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Croydon to start your journey from including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon. In Manchester you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from East Croydon, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Croydon to Manchester, you can count on Thameslink for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Croydon and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Croydon for Manchester is 51 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Croydon to Manchester leaves at 07: 15. The last train departing from Croydon to Manchester leaves at 16: 42. You can find the latest Croydon to Manchester train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Croydon to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £93 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Croydon to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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East Croydon is the most popular Croydon railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Croydon for your journey to Manchester.
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Public transport options for East Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stop B5 in Station Road Due to ongoing works, the stops for Rail Replacement bus services at West Croydon bus station are subject to regular change. Please check with local staff if intending to use this service.
Metro: London Trams (formerly Tramlink) services to Elmers End, Beckenham Junction and New Addington via East Croydon
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