Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 26 Jan

Cheapest

£32

Average

£58

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 Peterborough will cost around £ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 32.

Cheapest
10:42Manchester Piccadilly2h57 13:39Peterborough
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£321One-way
20:18Manchester Piccadilly3h39 23:57Peterborough
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£521One-way
19:45Manchester Victoria2h53 22:38Peterborough
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£521One-way
08:18Manchester Piccadilly2h30 10:48Peterborough
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£521One-way
10:18Manchester Piccadilly2h27 12:45Peterborough
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£521One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Peterborough

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 26 Jan
08:18Manchester Piccadilly2h30 10:48Peterborough
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08:30Manchester Piccadilly2h38 11:08Peterborough
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08:45Manchester Victoria3h03 11:48Peterborough
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09:35Manchester Piccadilly2h32 12:07Peterborough
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10:18Manchester Piccadilly2h27 12:45Peterborough
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10:42Manchester Piccadilly2h57 13:39Peterborough
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19:30Manchester Piccadilly2h45 22:15Peterborough
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19:45Manchester Victoria2h53 22:38Peterborough
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20:18Manchester Piccadilly3h39 23:57Peterborough
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20:43Manchester Piccadilly3h14 23:57Peterborough
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 26 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 27 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

167 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Manchester for Peterborough every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 167 km distance in an average of 2 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 27 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 39 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.

Fastest
10:18Manchester Piccadilly2h27 12:45Peterborough
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£521One-way
08:18Manchester Piccadilly2h30 10:48Peterborough
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£521One-way
09:35Manchester Piccadilly2h32 12:07Peterborough
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£661One-way
08:30Manchester Piccadilly2h38 11:08Peterborough
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£741One-way
19:30Manchester Piccadilly2h45 22:15Peterborough
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£661One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Peterborough

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Manchester to Peterborough cover the 103 miles (166 km) long route taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Peterborough.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Peterborough

Travel by train to Peterborough 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 Peterborough.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Manchester to Peterborough cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Peterborough from Manchester for as little as £32  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Peterborough?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Peterborough train price to come in at an average of £44  one way.

What is the distance to Peterborough from Manchester via train?

You should expect to travel around 103 miles (166 km)  from Manchester to Peterborough by train.

How long is the train journey to Peterborough from Manchester?

On average the train from Manchester to Peterborough duration is 2 h 57 min  for the 103 miles (166 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Manchester to Peterborough do I depart from? Which Peterborough train station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Peterborough.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Peterborough? Where is the Peterborough train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Peterborough, is located 0.1 miles (162 m) away from the city centre of Peterborough.

What train companies go from Manchester to Peterborough?

Take the Manchester to Peterborough train with East Midlands Trains, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Manchester to Peterborough as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there from Manchester to Peterborough?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Peterborough is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Manchester to Peterborough? What time is the last train from Manchester to Peterborough?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Manchester at 08: 18. The last train leaves from Manchester at 09: 35. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Peterborough and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Manchester to Peterborough train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket between Manchester and Peterborough within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £44 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Manchester and Peterborough are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Peterborough
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 to Peterborough from Manchester.
Amenities at station
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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