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

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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
08:163h28
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£751One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:403h25
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£751One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:103h34
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:433h36
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
21:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Avanti West Coast
17:433h36
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
21:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:403h25
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:163h28
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:103h34
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

293 km

Of the 4 trains that leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:403h25
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£751One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:163h28
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£751One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:103h34
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:433h36
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
21:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£901One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£93 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 182 miles long journey 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £93.

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

For as little as £60 you can travel by train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

    FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

    FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £50 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £93; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train travel time is 3 h 23 min   for the 182 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 08: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 18: 32.
    There are 25 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
    When taking a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 providers who offer a service to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 32.
    The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is March.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) including taking a coach or train.

    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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