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Train Information between Manchester and Stansted

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£86 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Stansted cover the 149 miles (240 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 33 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £79, but the average price of train tickets is £86. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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Trains from Manchester to Stansted
Travel by train to Stansted 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 Stansted.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Manchester to Stansted cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester and Stansted for the next 7 days starting from £79  one way.
How much does the train from Manchester to Stansted cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Stansted train prices are on average £86  one way.
What is the distance by train from Manchester to Stansted?
The Manchester to Stansted train distance is approximately 149 miles (240 km).
What is the average Manchester to Stansted train duration?
The train time between Manchester and Stansted is on average 3 h 33 min  for the 149 miles (240 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Stansted from Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Stansted?

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When you arrive in Stansted, your train can arrive in train stations including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the train station to the city centre in Stansted.

What train providers offer a service to Stansted from Manchester?
If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Stansted, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Stansted. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Stansted trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Manchester and Stansted?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Manchester to Stansted. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Manchester to Stansted? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Manchester to Stansted leaves at 07: 05   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Stansted schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy train tickets from Manchester to Stansted to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Stansted is on average £86 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Stansted from Manchester available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Stansted
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Victoria
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