Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Guildford

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£71

Average

£81

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.

The average ticket from Manchester to Guildford will cost around £ 81 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 71.

Avanti West Coast
08:55Manchester3h37 12:32Guildford
0 changes
£711One-way
East Midlands Railway
07:49Manchester5h13 13:02Guildford
0 changes
£851One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:35Manchester3h49 13:24Guildford
0 changes
£861One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Guildford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 30 May
East Midlands Railway
07:49Manchester5h13 13:02Guildford
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Avanti West Coast
08:55Manchester3h37 12:32Guildford
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Avanti West Coast
09:35Manchester3h49 13:24Guildford
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Guildford

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

4 h 13 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

274 km

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

These direct trains cover the 274 km distance in an average of 4 h 13 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 37 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 13 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Avanti West Coast
08:55Manchester3h37 12:32Guildford
0 changes
£711One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:35Manchester3h49 13:24Guildford
0 changes
£861One-way
East Midlands Railway
07:49Manchester5h13 13:02Guildford
0 changes
£851One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Guildford

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£69 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Guildford cover the 170 miles (274 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 37 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £69, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £61. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Guildford.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Guildford

CrossCountry trains will get you from Manchester to Guildford from £61. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

One of the best ways to travel from Manchester to Guildford is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train to Guildford from Manchester by showing you CrossCountry 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 Guildford journey. You can expect to travel 170 miles (274 km) between Manchester and Guildford on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Guildford from Manchester, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry 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 CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Manchester to Guildford!

    When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets to Guildford from Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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 Guildford

    Travel by train to Guildford 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 Guildford.
    FAQs

    What is the cost of cheap trains between Manchester and Guildford?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester to Guildford to cost as little as £61  in the next 7 days.

    How much does the train from Manchester to Guildford cost on average?

    The Manchester to Guildford train ticket price is on average £69  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.

    What is the distance from Manchester to Guildford by train?

    The train distance from Manchester to Guildford is around 170 miles (274 km).

    How many hours does it take from Manchester to Guildford by train?

    The Manchester to Guildford train duration is on average 3 h 37 min, which is to be expected when travelling 170 miles (274 km) from Manchester to Guildford. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Guildford?

    When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Guildford, you can end your journey in train stations like Guildford and London Road (Guildford).

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

    Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Guildford train station located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Guildford, located 0.3 miles (501 m) away from the city centre.

    What train companies go from Manchester to Guildford?

    If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Guildford, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Guildford. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Guildford journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Guildford?

    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Manchester to Guildford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester to Guildford?

    If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Guildford, the first train leaves at 07: 15. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Guildford, the last train of the day leaves at 17: 31. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Guildford times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How far in advance should I book train tickets to Guildford from Manchester for the best deals?

    You can find a train between Manchester and Guildford to cost on average £69 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 Guildford train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Manchester
    Guildford
    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 Guildford.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    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