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Cheap train tickets from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:463h29
London Euston (EUS)
12:15Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£581One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:332h11
London Euston (EUS)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:132h06
London Euston (EUS)
11:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2071One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:132h06
London Euston (EUS)
10:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2071One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:532h12
London Euston (EUS)
11:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2071One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Euston (EUS) to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
Avanti West Coast
08:132h06
London Euston (EUS)
10:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:332h11
London Euston (EUS)
10:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:463h29
London Euston (EUS)
12:15Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:532h12
London Euston (EUS)
11:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:132h06
London Euston (EUS)
11:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:332h11
London Euston (EUS)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Train times from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 6 m

Average

2 h 22 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

260 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London Euston (EUS) for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:132h06
London Euston (EUS)
11:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2071One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:132h06
London Euston (EUS)
10:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2071One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:332h11
London Euston (EUS)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:332h11
London Euston (EUS)
10:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2071One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:532h12
London Euston (EUS)
11:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£2071One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester

distanceDistance161 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester cover the 161 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and East Midlands Trains trains London Euston (EUS) to Manchester

You can travel by train between London Euston (EUS) and Manchester with Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and East Midlands Trains for as low as £33. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

London Euston (EUS) to Manchester train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 6 min
  • Cheapest Price: £33
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 25 a day

Trains from London Euston to Manchester

It's easy to get trains from London Euston to Manchester, as a comprehensive timetable runs throughout the week. With up to 67 trains daily, depending on the day of the week, you should be able to find a suitable train for your schedule. Departures start from early in the morning and end late at night, so you'll be able to travel at a time that suits you. Trains take, on average, about 2h 15min, so it won't be long before you're at your destination. The vast majority of trains are direct, so there will be no need to transfer along the way.

London Euston to Manchester Train Time: Daily Departures

On weekdays, there are generally about 62 London Euston to Manchester trains. The first departure tends to be at about 05:30, with the last one at approximately 22:00. There are around 50 trains on Saturdays, leaving between the hours of around 06:00 and 21:00, whilst on Sundays, there are up to 67 trains. The earliest departure here is around 08:00 and the last one at about 22:00.

How long is the journey by train from London Euston to Manchester?

A train to Manchester from London Euston tends to take in the region of 2h 15min Monday to Saturday and about 2h 30min on Sundays. There are slightly faster trains throughout the week too, taking in the region of 2h 05min. The majority of journeys on this route are direct, so you can just sit back and enjoy the train from London Euston to Manchester.

Trains from London Euston to Manchester: man at the station in London Euston. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London Euston to Manchester?

Departure train station:Trains on this route depart from London Euston train station, which is located conveniently close to major tourist attractions. For example, you can get to the station from The British Museum in about 12min on the Northern Line. At the station, you can use various facilities before you set off on your trip. There are toilets, food establishments, drink stalls and cashpoints.

Arrival train station:Trains from London Euston to Manchester tend to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly train station, which is also located in the heart of the city. You can get to well-known attractions like the Manchester Art Gallery in about 10min using the Yellow, Blue or Purple tram line. At the station, you have access to cashpoints, shops, and food and drink stalls.

Which train companies travel from London Euston to Manchester?

The company running the train from London Euston to Manchester is Avanti West Coast. The company runs a frequent and reliable service daily, so you should always be able to catch a suitable train. There are about 62 trains each day during weekdays, around 50 trains on Saturdays and approximately 67 on Sundays. The average journey duration between these two cities is about 2h 15min Monday to Saturday and around 2h 30min on Sunday. Most trains are direct, so you do not need to make a transfer on your journey.

Night trains London Euston

There aren't any trains travelling from London Euston to Manchester at night. You can catch a train as early as 05:30, though, which arrives in Manchester at about 08:30. Alternatively, you can leave London as late as about 22:00 and arrive around 01:00.

Avanti West Coast trains from London Euston to Manchester

Avanti West Coast's London Euston to Manchester trains provide a great service to passengers. With around 62 trains departing on a daily basis between Monday and Friday, about 50 trains leaving on Saturdays and approximately 67 travelling on Sundays, there is an excellent choice of departures for your journey. The first trains from London Euston to Manchester tend to depart at about 05:30 on weekdays, around 06:30 on Saturdays and approximately 08:00 on Sundays. The final train of the day is at about 22:00 from Monday to Friday, around 21:00 on Saturday and approximately 22:00 on Sunday. During weekdays and Saturdays, the journey normally takes in the region of about 2h 15min, whilst on Sundays, it tends to be a bit longer at around 2h 30min. There are faster trains too, taking about 2h 05min. Most trains are direct, so you can just relax whilst the train takes you to your destination.

Trains from London Euston to Manchester: Sustainability travel

Getting a train from London Euston to Manchester is a more sustainable way to travel than taking a plane, car or bus. This is because there are fewer carbon emissions per passenger on trains than on alternative modes of transport. The levels of noise pollution are also lower, which is beneficial for wildlife populations near the tracks and also for people living near the railway lines.

Train London Euston to Manchester: Services on Board

On a London Euston to Manchester train, you will find excellent facilities. You can travel in style in First Class, with its comfy seating and increased legroom. Bikes can be taken on board the trains, but as there is limited space available, it is best to reserve this in advance. You can also bring up to two pets with you, but you need to make sure that they are on a lead or in a suitable pet carrier at all times. Your luggage must meet the size requirements of 30cm x 70cm x 90cm in order to fit into the luggage racks. If you are a passenger with a disability or mobility issue, you can contact the train operator in advance of your journey; they will ensure a member of staff is available to help you board and disembark the trains.

How to find cheap train tickets from London Euston to Manchester

It's easy to get cheap train tickets from London Euston to Manchester, especially if you book as far in advance as possible. This is because train prices tend to increase the closer you get to the date you intend to travel. If you have some flexibility around the time you intend to travel, this can help you secure cheaper tickets as trains a few hours on either side of your preferred travel time might cost less. A railcard, like a young person's or senior railcard, might also offer great savings on your trips. You can find out about other cheap travel locations if you check out the Omio online travel magazine, The Window Seat.

Trains from London Euston to Manchester: view of the canals in Manchester. Source: Shutterstock

To Manchester by train—travel tips

Manchester is a great city to visit and has lots to offer. Start your trip by taking in some museums, which this city has plenty of. The Science and Industry Museum is a great attraction that was built on the world's first railway station. C heck out the Manchester Museum for a look at the industrial revolution in the city. The Manchester Art Gallery is great for all art lovers, as it has a range of fine paintings from varying periods. If you like sport, then you should check out either The Etihad Stadium or Old Trafford. You can get a tour of these two well-known venues, and if you're lucky, you might even be able to see a football match. Then head over to the National Football Museum, which has everything you need to know about the much-loved game.

  • Visit The John Rylands Library, a neo-Gothic building
  • Head over to The City of Manchester Distillery
  • Check out Manchester Cathedral
  • Enrich your knowledge at the People's History Museum
  • Relax at the Fletcher Moss Park and Botanical Gardens

FAQs: London Euston (EUS) to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Euston (EUS) 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 London Euston (EUS) to Manchester.
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Cheap train tickets from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester can start from as little as £26 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Euston (EUS) to Manchester is £54; 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 London Euston (EUS) to Manchester is 2 h 6 min   to travel the 161 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester leaves at 05: 46. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester leaves at 23: 08.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester without having to change trains with Virgin Trains. There are 22 direct trains from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester.
When taking a train from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester, you can count on Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 08.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Euston, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 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 from London Euston (EUS) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 6 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Euston (EUS) to Manchester is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between London Euston (EUS) and Manchester including taking a train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from London Euston

Distance from London Euston to city center
Distance from London Euston to city center
1.8 miles (2.9 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Heathrow Airport
18 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit from the station in about 30 minutes. Take the underground (Circle or H& C lines) to London Paddington Station, then take the Heathrow Express train to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
Located in various points in the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is located beneath the station. | Accessible taxis: The route to the main taxi pick up point has steps, so anyone with mobility problems can use the disabled taxi pick up point reached via the lifts. You can request assistance to and from the taxi rank can using the telephones at the top of the stairs and at the taxi set down point. Or by telephoning Mobility Assistance at London Euston on 0207 922 6482. The main taxi rank is beneath the station and is reached via the lifts next to the main ticket office or the stairs by the entrance to the Underground.
Lockers
Lockers
Excess Baggage Co luggage storage is located near the entrance to Platform 16 and is open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops - see the Station Plan map.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Nando's | The Signal Box | Delice de France | Tortilla | Starbucks | AMT Coffee | Upper Crust | Camden Food Co. | & many more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Dollar | Hertz | Alamo | Budget | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the center of the station's main concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Station is fully accessible, and passengers can request assistance at the mobility assistance reception desk.

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