Croydon to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Croydon to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
10:553h24
Croydon
14:19Manchester
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:313h13
Croydon
16:44Manchester
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:153h04
Croydon
13:19Manchester
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:303h14
Croydon
16:44Manchester
£891One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:303h14
Croydon
13:44Manchester
£901One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCroydon to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Avanti West Coast
16:494h16
Croydon
21:05Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:483h17
Croydon
20:05Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
03:105h01
Croydon
08:11Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:153h04
Croydon
13:19Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:313h13
Croydon
16:44Manchester
0 changes

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Train times from Croydon to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 35 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

275 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Croydon for Manchester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
10:153h04
Croydon
13:19Manchester
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:313h13
Croydon
16:44Manchester
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:303h14
Croydon
16:44Manchester
£891One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:303h14
Croydon
13:44Manchester
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:483h17
Croydon
20:05Manchester
£2261One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Croydon to Manchester

distanceDistance170 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£118 (€131)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains or Thameslink

Trains from Croydon to Manchester cover the 170 miles long route taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £48, but the average price of train tickets is £118. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

FAQs: Croydon to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Croydon 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Manchester can start from as little as £48 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Croydon to Manchester is £118; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Croydon to Manchester train time is 3 h 4 min   covering the 170 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Croydon to Manchester leaves at 04: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Croydon to Manchester leaves at 20: 30.
There are 25 trains a day from Croydon to Manchester which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Croydon to Manchester train with Virgin Trains or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Croydon and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 30.

When departing from Croydon, you have various train station options to start your route from including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

Passengers board the train most frequently from East Croydon, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Croydon to Manchester is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Manchester from Croydon including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Croydon and Manchester

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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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Public transport options for West Croydon
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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