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10 Dec
£59Cross Country
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11 Dec
£59Cross Country
£16National Express
£61British Airways
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13 Dec
£68Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£94British Airways
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14 Dec
£60Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
£81British Airways
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15 Dec
£59Cross Country
£14National Express
£63British Airways
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16 Dec
£58Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£95British Airways
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17 Dec
£132Cross Country
£15National Express
£45British Airways
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18 Dec
£112Cross Country
£15National Express
£45British Airways

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Overview: Train from Guildford to Manchester

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Guildford to Manchester cover the 170 miles (274 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 53 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £59, but the average price of train tickets is £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Guildford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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Trains from Guildford to Manchester
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Guildford to Manchester?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Guildford and Manchester for as low as £59  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Guildford and Manchester?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Guildford to Manchester train to cost on average £62  one way.
What is the distance by train from Guildford to Manchester?
The train distance from Guildford to Manchester is around 170 miles (274 km).
How long is the train journey between Guildford and Manchester?
The Guildford to Manchester train duration is on average 3 h 53 min, which is to be expected when travelling 170 miles (274 km) to Manchester from Guildford. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Guildford to Manchester train leave from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Guildford?

Some of the Guildford train stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Guildford and London Road (Guildford). Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Guildford   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the departure train station in Guildford located? Where is the arrival train station in Manchester located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Guildford, which is located around 0.3 miles (501 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Guildford to Manchester?
For the best Guildford to Manchester train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Manchester from Guildford to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there between Guildford and Manchester?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Guildford to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Guildford to Manchester?
The first Guildford to Manchester train departs at 08: 17   and the last train from Guildford to Manchester leaves at 09: 47. Check out the most up-to-date Guildford to Manchester train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Manchester from Guildford to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Guildford and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £62 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Guildford to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Guildford
Manchester
Guildford is the most popular Guildford 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 Guildford for your journey to Manchester.