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Train Information between Manchester and Gloucester

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Gloucester cover the 111 miles (179 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £41, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Gloucester.

Train companies

Manchester to Gloucester with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you between Manchester and Gloucester from £41. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to Gloucester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets between Manchester and Gloucester, check out Omio! With one-way Manchester to Gloucester train ticket prices starting as low as £41 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Gloucester from Manchester by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 111 miles (179 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets from Manchester to Gloucester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Manchester and Gloucester on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Manchester to Gloucester:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester to Gloucester
Travel by train to Gloucester 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 Gloucester.
How much do cheap train tickets between Manchester and Gloucester cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Gloucester from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £41  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Manchester to Gloucester?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Gloucester train to cost on average £46  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Gloucester by train?
The Manchester to Gloucester train distance is approximately 111 miles (179 km).
How long does it take from Manchester to Gloucester by train?
On average the Manchester to Gloucester train time is 2 h 41 min  covering the 111 miles (179 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Gloucester train leave from? Which Gloucester train station do I come into from Manchester?

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Gloucester   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Gloucester? Where is the train station in Gloucester located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Gloucester, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Gloucester.

What train providers offer a service between Manchester and Gloucester?
Take the Manchester to Gloucester train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Gloucester from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Manchester and Gloucester?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Manchester to Gloucester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Manchester to Gloucester? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Manchester to Gloucester at 07: 27   or take the last train from Manchester to Gloucester leaving at 10: 27. Look for the latest Manchester Gloucester train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Gloucester from Manchester for the best deals?
You can find a train between Manchester and Gloucester to cost on average £46 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Gloucester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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 Gloucester.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales