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Train Information to Manchester from Kingston upon Hull

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester cover the 79 miles (128 km) long route taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £21, but the average price of train tickets is £26.

Trains from Hull to Manchester

Trains on this route run on a regular basis and pretty frequently: there are often three trains running per hour between the different operators. The overall journey can take as little as two hours, or thereabouts, although in some cases the journey takes longer; sometimes over two and a half hours.

Hull to Manchester Train Time: Daily Departures

The trains from Hull to Manchester usually run around three or four times per hour. Often, trains run directly on this route. However, sometimes changes are needed in locations such as Leeds. The first train of the day from Hull to Manchester departs in the early morning, often around 5:00 a.m.; the final train of the day leaves at night, usually around 11:00 p.m.. 

How long is the journey by train from Hull to Manchester?

The trains which run from Hull to Manchester directly tend to take around two hours to complete - sometimes as little as one hour and 52 minutes. On other occasions, if the journey requires a change, usually at Leeds train station, the journey time could be longer, depending on how long you have to wait for your connection at Leeds. A journey with a change therefore usually takes around two hours and 45 minutes; when travelling late at night, when there are fewer connections, the total journey time can be as long as four hours. 

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Hull to Manchester?

Departure train station: Hull station, within Hull Paragon Interchange. This station has a number of facilities, including an interchange with the local bus station and cafés for refreshment. It takes around five minutes to walk from Hull Paragon Interchange to the city centre on foot.

Arrival train station: Manchester Piccadilly. When arriving into Manchester Piccadilly on trains from Hull to Manchester, a range of services and amenities can be found, including eateries, a lost property office, and a left luggage facility. It takes approximately 15 minutes to walk to the centre of the city.

Which train companies travel from Hull to Manchester?

There are a variety of companies running trains from Hull to Manchester. Services on Transpennine Express tend to be the quickest; services on Northern Rail tend to take longer and often necessitate a change, too.

Transpennine Express Hull to Manchester

Transpennine Express trains from Hull to Manchester run regularly, often as frequently as once per hour. They may occasionally require a change in a place such as Doncaster, but usually they go directly to Manchester. The journey on this service takes a little more or less than two hours in most cases.

Northern Rail Hull to Manchester

Northern Rail trains from Hull to Manchester are definitely slower than Transpennine Express - that is because they require a changeover at an intermediate station almost every time. These trains usually take closer to three hours than two.

Hull to Manchester Trains: Services on Board

Trains from Hull to Manchester with Transpennine Express offer a first class service with spacious seating options, as well as standard class. Passengers can bring three items of luggage on board, as well as one piece of hand luggage. Two other items measuring up to 30 x 70 x 90 cm can be brought as well. Motorcycles cannot be taken on board Transpennine Express trains, although it is possible to bring bicycles on board provided you book in advance. Pets are permitted. Disabled people are able to book travel assistance in advance. On Northern Rail, first class services are not always available. A disabled people's protection policy exists for disabled passengers, and the firm produces a step-free access map. The standard National Rail rules permitting you to take up to three pieces of luggage free of charge on trains applies to Northern Rail. Pets are allowed, but dogs must be kept either in a pet carrier or on a lead. Bikes can be brought on board, but there is a maximum of two bikes per train.

How to find cheap train tickets from Hull to Manchester?

It's possible to get cheap trains from Hull to Manchester by booking your tickets as early as possible, and building some flexibility into your travel plans. If you're willing to travel at off-peak times, on different days, or willing to take a longer connecting service rather than a quick direct route, you can raise the chances of securing a cheap fare.

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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Kingston upon Hull and Manchester cost?
You can find a cheap train from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £21  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Kingston upon Hull and Manchester is £26  one way.
What is the distance between Kingston upon Hull and Manchester by train?
The distance from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester by train is approximately 79 miles (128 km).
How long does it take from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester by train?
The Kingston upon Hull to Manchester train duration is on average 1 h 56 min, which is to be expected when travelling 79 miles (128 km) from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What train providers go from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester?
For the best Kingston upon Hull to Manchester train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Kingston upon Hull and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester a day?
The average number of trains departing Kingston upon Hull for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I buy Kingston upon Hull to Manchester train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Kingston upon Hull and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £26 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester a few months in advance.