Manchester to York train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£11

Average

£13

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.

Northern Rail
17:58Manchester1h58 19:56York
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£111One-way
Northern Rail
07:58Manchester2h02 10:00York
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£111One-way
Northern Rail
13:55Manchester2h05 16:00York
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£111One-way
Northern Rail
18:58Manchester1h58 20:56York
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£111One-way
Northern Rail
09:58Manchester2h02 12:00York
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£111One-way

Train schedule Manchester to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 19 May
Northern Rail
07:58Manchester2h02 10:00York
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Northern Rail
09:58Manchester2h02 12:00York
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Northern Rail
10:55Manchester2h05 13:00York
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Northern Rail
12:55Manchester2h05 15:00York
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Northern Rail
13:55Manchester2h05 16:00York
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Northern Rail
16:58Manchester2h03 19:01York
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Northern Rail
17:58Manchester1h58 19:56York
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Northern Rail
18:58Manchester1h58 20:56York
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First Transpennine Express
23:04Manchester2h06 01:10York
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Fastest train times from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 58 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

93 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Manchester for York every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
18:58Manchester1h58 20:56York
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£111One-way
Northern Rail
17:58Manchester1h58 19:56York
0 changes
£111One-way
Northern Rail
09:58Manchester2h02 12:00York
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£111One-way
Northern Rail
07:58Manchester2h02 10:00York
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£111One-way
Northern Rail
16:58Manchester2h03 19:01York
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£111One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to York

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£12 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine Express, Northern Rail or Cross Country

Trains from Manchester to York cover the 57 miles (92 km) long route taking on average 2 h 2 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Manchester to York

For as little as £9 you can travel by train between Manchester and York with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Manchester and York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets from Manchester to York are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry from Manchester to York all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 57 miles (92 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry 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 York routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Manchester to York train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry 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 York with CrossCountry!

Manchester to York train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 50 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 3 a day

Trains from Manchester to York

Trains from Manchester to York run throughout the day and overnight. The first train leaves at 4:50 am, and the last train of the day leaves at 1:05 am. During rush hour, trains begin to leave at 20-30 minute intervals. This continues until approximately midnight. All services between Manchester and York are direct. Depending on the time of day, the journey time can last from around 1-2 hours. All train services are provided by TransPennine Express.

 

Which train companies go from Manchester to York?

Trains from Manchester to York are operated by TransPennine Express.

How long are the trains from Manchester to York?

The average journey time is 1 hour and 14 minutes.

Are trains from Manchester to York direct?

All trains departing from Manchester either Piccadilly or Victoria are direct.

How can I save money on train tickets from Manchester to York?

Fares stay fairly similar, however, it is worth booking in advance, as prices fluctuate the closer it gets to the date of departure.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Manchester to York?

Trains from Manchester to York run throughout the day, from 4:50 in the morning until 1:05 am, departing almost twice an hour throughout the day.

Where do trains from Manchester to York depart from and arrive to?

Trains from Manchester to York begin their journey in Manchester at Piccadilly or Victoria Stations. Manchester's Metrolink light railway services Manchester's rail stations between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m., as well as operating regular shuttles to and from Manchester Airport every 10 minutes. The station also features a taxi rank, bike lock-up and bus stops.

Trains from Manchester to York service York's Central Station. York is one of the main UK rail hubs with a centrally located train station while National Express Coaches bring visitors from across the country and the continent either directly or via London. Local buses, taxis and car rentals are all easily available at York Station which is also within walking distance of tourist attractions.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to York

Travel by train to York 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 York.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to York from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £9  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to York train to cost on average £12  one way.
The Manchester to York train distance is approximately 57 miles (92 km).
While the time it takes to travel 57 miles (92 km) from Manchester to York can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to York is on average 2 h 2 min.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, York, is located 0.5 miles (790 m) away from the city centre of York.

When taking a train from Manchester to York, you can count on Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or Cross Country for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to York from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains from Manchester to York per day with Transpennine Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Manchester to York. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Manchester to York at 04: 45   or take the last train from Manchester to York leaving at 23: 15. Look for the latest Manchester York train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
You can find a train from Manchester to York to cost on average £12 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to York train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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York
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 York.
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+44 3457114141
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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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