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Overview: Train from Manchester to Crewe

distanceDistance27 miles (44 km)
durationAverage train duration57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£5 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from Manchester to Crewe cover the 27 miles (44 km) long trip taking on average 57 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £5, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Crewe.

Trains from Manchester to Crewe

The distance between Manchester and Crewe in the north east of England is approximately 40 miles, with trains completing this journey in between 35 minutes and 1 hour. Trains from Manchester to Crewe depart from Picadilly station in Manchester, arriving at Crewe Station in the centre of the city. There are direct trains that do not require a change of train and make no other stops from Manchester to Crewe that are run by both Virgin trains and Northern railways. Trains depart regularly throughout the day, with departures approximately every 25 minutes during the daytime, and around every 4 hours through the night.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Crewe

Travel by train to Crewe 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 to Crewe.

How much do cheap trains from Manchester to Crewe cost?

You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Crewe for some dates and times for as low as £4  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets to Crewe from Manchester?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Crewe train prices are on average £5  one way.

How far is it from Manchester to Crewe by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Crewe via train to be approximately 27 miles (44 km).

How long is the train from Manchester to Crewe?

While the time it takes to travel 27 miles (44 km) to Crewe from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Crewe is on average 57 min.

What station does the Manchester to Crewe train leave from? Which Crewe train station do I come into from Manchester?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Crewe.

Where is the departure train station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival train station in Crewe located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Crewe, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can take me between Manchester and Crewe?

When taking a train from Manchester to Crewe, you can count on Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales for the best way to get you to Crewe. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Manchester and Crewe and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there to Crewe from Manchester?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Crewe is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Manchester to Crewe? When is the last train from Manchester to Crewe?

The first Manchester to Crewe train departs at 09: 01   and the last train from Manchester to Crewe leaves at 09: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to Crewe train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I book Manchester Crewe train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Crewe is on average £5 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Manchester to Crewe available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Crewe.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales