|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||£62 (€69)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Trains, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country|
Trains from Manchester to London cover the 162 miles (261 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 7 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Trains, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in London Victoria.
You can travel by train from Manchester to London with CrossCountry for as low as £44. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry tickets from Manchester to London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry from Manchester to London all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 162 miles (261 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Manchester to London routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Manchester to London train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to London with CrossCountry!
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Starting in the very early morning, trains from the Manchester to London offer a fast and reliable connection throughout the day for many passengers. The majority of trains leave Manchester Piccadilly Station and terminate at London Euston, however, select trains from Manchester to London St Pancras and London Marylebone are also available in the late evenings. The journey will usually take at most two and half hours throughout the majority of the day. Later trains from Manchester to London in the evening can take longer and may include a stopover or change. As this is a busy business route, travellers should be aware that there are several peak times including the morning commute time as well as in the late evening. Virgin Trains are the main provider for trains during the day, and CrossCountry and East Midlands operate a small number of late trains between the two cities.
The average journey time for trains travelling from Manchester to London during the day varies from 2 hours to 3h15 depending on train company, time of day and time of week passengers are travelling. Overnight trains from Manchester to London operated by CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains take between 8½ and 9 hours and involve multiple transfers.
Trains from Manchester to London begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day into the late evening. The first direct train from Manchester to London departs at 5:05 a.m. while the last leaves Manchester at 9:15 p.m. The two overnight trains from Manchester to London operated by CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains depart at 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. respectively.
Most trains from Manchester to London depart from Manchester's Piccadilly train station. There is usually one train per day which departs from Manchester's Oxford Road train station. All Virgin Trains traveling from Manchester to London arrive at London's Euston train station. The overnight journey operated by East Midlands trains arrives at London's St Pancras train station, while the CrossCountry overnight train arrive's at London's Marylebone train station.
When taking the train from Manchester to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Your trip can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.
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