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.
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3 h 3 m
3 h 13 m
Trains per day
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.
|Average train duration||3 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||£75 (€85)|
|Train frequency||31 a day|
|Train providers||Southern 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.
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.
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!
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.
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