Manchester to Croydon train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Croydon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
East Midlands Railway
08:094h19
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
12:28East Croydon (ECR)
£871One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:164h17
Deansgate (DGT)
12:33West Croydon (WCY)
£2211One-way
3 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:153h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:26East Croydon (ECR)
£2211One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:164h06
Deansgate (DGT)
12:22East Croydon (ECR)
£2211One-way
4 changes

Train timetableManchester to Croydon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 July
East Midlands Railway
08:094h19
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
12:28East Croydon (ECR)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:153h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:26East Croydon (ECR)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:164h17
Deansgate (DGT)
12:33West Croydon (WCY)
3 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:164h06
Deansgate (DGT)
12:22East Croydon (ECR)
4 changes

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Train times from Manchester to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

275 km

To travel from Manchester to Croydon you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:153h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:26East Croydon (ECR)
£2211One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:164h06
Deansgate (DGT)
12:22East Croydon (ECR)
£2211One-way
4 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:164h17
Deansgate (DGT)
12:33West Croydon (WCY)
£2211One-way
3 changes
East Midlands Railway
08:094h19
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
12:28East Croydon (ECR)
£871One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Croydon

distanceDistance170 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£102 (€113)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to Croydon cover the 170 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £49, but the average price of train tickets is £102. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in East Croydon.

Train providers: Virgin Trains trains Manchester to Croydon

For as little as £49 you can travel by train between Manchester and Croydon with Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Manchester to Croydon with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 4 min
  • Cheapest Price: £49
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Manchester to Croydon train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester 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
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Croydon can start from as little as £49 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Croydon is £102; 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 to Croydon train time is 3 h 4 min   covering the 170 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Croydon leaves at 04: 55. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Croydon leaves at 21: 15.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Croydon which require at least one change with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Manchester to Croydon you can take a train with Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Manchester and Croydon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 15.

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Croydon, you can end your journey in train stations like East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon.

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 Croydon from Manchester 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 to Croydon is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Manchester and Croydon including taking a train, coach or flight.

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