London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

Fri, 19 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:132h31
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£411One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:332h32
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£441One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:532h26
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£521One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:132h31
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£561One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Avanti West Coast
08:132h31
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:332h32
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:532h26
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:132h31
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change

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Train times from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 26 m

Average

2 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

259 km

To travel from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:532h26
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:19Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£521One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:132h31
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£411One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:132h31
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:44Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£561One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:332h32
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£441One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance161 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or West Midland Trains

Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 161 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or West Midland Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £75, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37. Travellers depart most frequently from London Kings Cross and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

FAQs: London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Kings Cross (KGX) 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 Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £37 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £75; 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 Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train time is 2 h 26 min   covering the 161 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 06: 04. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 22: 35.
Yes, there are 22 direct trains a day from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
For the journey from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) you can take a train with Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or West Midland Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 35.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Kings Cross, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 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 to travel from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between London Kings Cross (KGX) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from London Kings Cross

Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
2.2 miles (3.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London City Airport
9 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 30 minutes. Take the Southeastern line from St Pancras International to Stratford International, then take the DLR line to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platforms 11 and 10, just past Caffé Nero.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located at the taxi rank situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. The taxi rank is located outside the station on Pancras Road. There is a help point at the taxi rank that can be used to request disability assistance. All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair.
Lockers
Lockers
Located by the entrance of Platform 9 provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Cafes, bars, kiosks, restaurants, delicatessens, confectioners, groceries, food and drink to eat in or take away. Clothes, stationery, flowers, photo processing, mobile phones, bureau de change, shoe repairs, key cutting, Pharmacy and prescriptions, optician, fitness, health and beauty services.
Dining
Dining
Caffè Nero | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Giraffe World Kitchen | Black Sheep Coffee | Hotel Chocolat | Leon | Pret a Manger | Wasabi | & more
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station to all platforms. There are elevators between the concourse and Mezzanine and London Underground ticket hall.

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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