Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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
05:503h29
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£561One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:103h34
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Avanti West Coast
08:103h34
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:503h29
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 29 m

Average

3 h 37 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

294 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
05:503h29
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£561One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:103h34
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:023h42
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£142 (€158)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 182 miles long route taking on average 3 h 23 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £142, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

For as little as £74 you can travel by train to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

    FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £53 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £142; 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is 3 h 23 min   to travel the 182 mile long route, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 04: 41. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 17: 02.
    There are 25 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
    When taking a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN), you can count on Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink for the best way to get you to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is March.
    You have options as you can travel to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 2 different ways: train or coach.

    Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

    Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
    Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
    29.3 miles (47.2 km)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
    Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
    Onward travel information: Available from airport.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    London Gatwick Airport
    1 miles
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free Wi-Fi in the station.
    ATM
    ATM
    Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
    Lockers
    Lockers
    Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
    Dining
    Dining
    Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Located inside the main terminal.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

    Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

    Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
    Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
    0.5 miles (766 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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