Manchester to St Albans train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to St Albans

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Cheapest

£43

Average

£67

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.

Avanti West Coast
07:15Manchester2h31 09:46St Albans
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£431One-way
Avanti West Coast
16:15Manchester2h47 19:02St Albans
0 changes
£751One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15Manchester2h59 11:14St Albans
0 changes
£761One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:12Manchester3h02 11:14St Albans
0 changes
£761One-way

Train schedule Manchester to St Albans

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 August
Avanti West Coast
07:15Manchester2h31 09:46St Albans
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Avanti West Coast
08:12Manchester3h02 11:14St Albans
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Avanti West Coast
08:15Manchester2h59 11:14St Albans
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Avanti West Coast
16:15Manchester2h47 19:02St Albans
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Fastest train times from Manchester to St Albans

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 31 m

Average

2 h 49 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

231 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Manchester for St Albans every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:15Manchester2h31 09:46St Albans
0 changes
£431One-way
Avanti West Coast
16:15Manchester2h47 19:02St Albans
0 changes
£751One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15Manchester2h59 11:14St Albans
0 changes
£761One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:12Manchester3h02 11:14St Albans
0 changes
£761One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to St Albans

distanceDistance143 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency39 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to St Albans cover the 143 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 39 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £51, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in St Albans.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to St Albans

Travel by train to St Albans 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 St Albans.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Manchester and St Albans for as little as £51  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to St Albans train price to come in at an average of £51  one way.
The distance to St Albans from Manchester by train is approximately 143 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 143 miles to St Albans from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to St Albans is on average 2 h 59 min.

When taking the train from Manchester to St Albans, you can choose to depart from train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. Your route can end in train stations such as St Albans and St Albans Abbey.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in St Albans.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at St Albans and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (461 m) from the train station to the city centre in St Albans.

Take the Manchester to St Albans train with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to St Albans from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 39 trains a day from Manchester to St Albans. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Manchester to St Albans train departs at 07: 15   and the last train from Manchester to St Albans leaves at 16: 15. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to St Albans train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to St Albans from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £51 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to St Albans a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
St Albans
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 St Albans.
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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
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Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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