Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) train

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Compare prices and tickets Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) by train, coach or flight

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Overview: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR)

distanceDistance171 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or East Coast

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) cover the 171 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or East Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £91, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in East Croydon.

FAQs: Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) 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 Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR).
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) can start from as little as £24 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) is £91; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) train travel time is 3 h 4 min   for the 171 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) leaves at 04: 55. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) leaves at 21: 15.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR), you can count on Virgin Trains or East Coast for the best way to get you to East Croydon (ECR). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 15.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at East Croydon, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to East Croydon (ECR) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 4 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to East Croydon (ECR) is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and East Croydon (ECR) including taking a train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 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.

Trains arriving to East Croydon

Distance from East Croydon to city center
Distance from East Croydon to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Davis cars
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A station: This station has step-free access to all platforms. Lifts to overbridge from all platforms and side entrance. Long steep ramps to platforms from main entrance. (over 1: 10 gradient). Assistance Meeting Point is the Information Point on station concourse. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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