Manchester to Thornaby train

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Thornaby

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Thornaby cover the 82 miles (132 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Thornaby.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Thornaby

Travel by train to Thornaby 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 Thornaby.
The train distance from Manchester to Thornaby is around 82 miles (132 km).
On average the train from Manchester to Thornaby duration is 2 h 14 min  for the 82 miles (132 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Thornaby.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Thornaby, called Thornaby, is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city centre.

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Manchester to Thornaby. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Manchester to Thornaby leaves at 13: 10   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 14. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Thornaby times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 from Manchester to Thornaby.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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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