Manchester to Croydon train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£67

Average

£75

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
08:15Manchester3h07 11:22Croydon
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£671One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:38Manchester3h31 12:09Croydon
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£781One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:35Manchester3h03 11:38Croydon
0 changes
£801One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Croydon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
Avanti West Coast
08:15Manchester3h07 11:22Croydon
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Avanti West Coast
08:35Manchester3h03 11:38Croydon
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Avanti West Coast
08:38Manchester3h31 12:09Croydon
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 3 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

275 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Manchester for Croydon every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:35Manchester3h03 11:38Croydon
0 changes
£801One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15Manchester3h07 11:22Croydon
0 changes
£671One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:38Manchester3h31 12:09Croydon
0 changes
£781One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Croydon

distanceDistance170 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency31 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSouthern or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Croydon cover the 170 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like Southern or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 31 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £55, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in East Croydon.

Train companies: Southern trains Manchester to Croydon

For as little as £55 you can travel by train to Croydon from Manchester with Southern. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Southern

One of the best ways to travel to Croydon from Manchester is by taking a train with Southern. Omio helps you find the ideal Southern train to Croydon from Manchester by showing you Southern current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Manchester to Croydon route. You can expect to travel 170 miles (274 km) from Manchester to Croydon on a train with Southern. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Croydon from Manchester, you can check straight away if the Southern ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Southern train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Croydon from Manchester!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Croydon

    Travel by train to Croydon 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 Croydon.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Croydon from Manchester for as low as £55  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Manchester to Croydon is £75  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 170 miles  between Manchester and Croydon by train.
    On average the train from Manchester to Croydon duration is 3 h 13 min  for the 170 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your trip from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. In Croydon you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in East Croydon.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at East Croydon, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

    For the best Manchester to Croydon train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Southern or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Croydon from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 31 trains a day from Manchester to Croydon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this route departs from Manchester at 07: 09. The last train leaves from Manchester at 09: 35. Check Omio for the latest train times from Manchester to Croydon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Manchester and Croydon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £75 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Croydon a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Manchester
    Croydon
    Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to Croydon.
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
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    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
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    Public transport options for Manchester Airport
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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    Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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    Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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