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Overview: Train from Manchester to Croydon

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 41 min
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Croydon cover the 170 miles (274 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in East Croydon.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Croydon

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What is the distance to Croydon from Manchester via train?

The Manchester to Croydon train distance is approximately 170 miles (274 km).

What is the average Manchester to Croydon train duration?

The Manchester to Croydon train duration is on average 3 h 41 min, which is to be expected when travelling 170 miles (274 km) between Manchester and Croydon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Manchester to Croydon, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Croydon do I arrive in?

Some of the Manchester train stations to Croydon you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Croydon include East Croydon and West Croydon.

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

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Croydon most often arrive at East Croydon and need to travel around 0.6 miles (1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains are there to Croydon from Manchester a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Croydon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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