East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

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Cheap train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
05:213h23
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1471One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:153h29
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2201One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:123h32
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2241One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEast Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
Avanti West Coast
05:153h29
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:213h23
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:123h32
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Train times from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 23 m

Average

3 h 28 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

275 km

Of the 3 trains that leave East Croydon (ECR) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
05:213h23
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1471One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:153h29
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2201One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:123h32
East Croydon (ECR)
08:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2241One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance171 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£104 (€118)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Southern or Thameslink

Trains from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 171 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Southern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £46, but the average price of train tickets is £104. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and East Coast trains East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Find the best trains from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Omio's travel partners Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and East Coast from £46. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Thameslink from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £132
  • Thameslink frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from East Croydon (ECR) 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 East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £46 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £104; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train travel time is 3 h 4 min   for the 171 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 20: 38.
There are 25 trains a day from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Southern 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 East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
Take the East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train with Virgin Trains, East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Southern or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from East Croydon (ECR) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 38.

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 (767 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from East Croydon (ECR) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 4 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is January.
You have options as you can travel from East Croydon (ECR) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from East Croydon

Distance from East Croydon to city center
Distance from East Croydon to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Davis cars
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A station: This station has step-free access to all platforms. Lifts to overbridge from all platforms and side entrance. Long steep ramps to platforms from main entrance. (over 1: 10 gradient). Assistance Meeting Point is the Information Point on station concourse. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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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