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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4 h 33 m
5 h 9 m
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Of the 7 trains that leave Manchester for Norwich every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||4 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||£86 (€97)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway, Greater Anglia, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service|
Trains from Manchester to Norwich cover the 157 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Greater Anglia, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £86, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Norwich.
Travel to Norwich from Manchester from £36 with Omio’s train partners Abellio Greater Anglia, First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Manchester and Norwich you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train from Manchester to Norwich online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train from Manchester to Norwich, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 157 miles (254 km) route between Manchester and Norwich as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Norwich 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. Buy your official CrossCountry Manchester to Norwich train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!
Looking for trains between Manchester and Norwich? First TransPennine Express 3 is one of the best companies to travel with on the 157 miles (254 km) route from Manchester to Norwich. As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio quickly shows you the latest First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Manchester to Norwich routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Norwich from Manchester, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Manchester - Norwich train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with First TransPennine Express 3!
Manchester to Norwich train information with First TransPennine Express 3:
Abellio Greater Anglia tickets to Norwich from Manchester are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Abellio Greater Anglia between Manchester and Norwich all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Abellio Greater Anglia train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 157 miles (254 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Abellio Greater Anglia 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 Norwich routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Abellio Greater Anglia Manchester to Norwich train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Abellio Greater Anglia 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 Norwich with Abellio Greater Anglia!
East Midland Trains operate a direct service from Manchester to Norwich. The weekday schedule starts with an early morning train and continues with hourly departures until early evening. Indirect trains offer earlier first departures, a later final departure and more options throughout the day. Most of these journeys require travelling via London, although an alternative involves taking a TransPennine Express service to Doncaster, changing to a Virgin Trains East Coast service to Grantham and then changing to an East Midland Trains connection to Norwich. The Sunday timetable features fewer direct trains, with the first leaving in the early afternoon and the final departure in the late afternoon.
Trains from Manchester to Norwich depart from Piccadilly or Oxford Road stations. Piccadilly is the city's main terminus, located on the eastern side of the centre. The station's public transport options include the Metrolink tram to the airport and destinations across the city, or the Metroshuttle free bus operating a circular route around the city centre. Oxford Road station is on the south side of the city centre. Metroshuttle services and city buses depart from the stops on Whitworth Street West. Both stations have taxi ranks.
Norfolk's major city is an attractive and historic destination, notable for its 11th-century cathedral, the highlight of several distinctive medieval buildings in Norwich. The narrow, atmospheric streets of the old town are full of independent shops, numerous bookstores and inviting pubs. Trains from Manchester to Norwich arrive at the main station, located to the south-east of the city centre. Buses depart from immediately outside the terminus or from stops on nearby Thorpe Road and Riverside Road. Taxis are available by the main entrance.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Norwich.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre of Manchester.
The most popular arrival train station, Norwich, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre of Norwich.
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