Manchester to York train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to York is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Northern Rail
08:362h11
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:47York station (YRK)
£161One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:591h43
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:42York station (YRK)
£301One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:301h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:01York station (YRK)
£301One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:451h19
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:04York station (YRK)
£331One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:001h14
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
09:14York station (YRK)
£351One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Transpennine Express
08:001h14
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
09:14York station (YRK)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:151h21
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
09:36York station (YRK)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:301h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:01York station (YRK)
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:362h11
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:47York station (YRK)
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:451h19
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:04York station (YRK)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:591h43
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:42York station (YRK)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

93 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for York every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:001h14
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
09:14York station (YRK)
£351One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:451h19
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:04York station (YRK)
£331One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:151h21
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
09:36York station (YRK)
£401One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:301h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:01York station (YRK)
£301One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:591h43
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:42York station (YRK)
£301One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to York

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or first_transpennine_express

Trains from Manchester to York cover the 57 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or first_transpennine_express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York.

Train providers: TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and East Midlands Trains trains Manchester to York

Buy your official TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and East Midlands Trains train tickets from Manchester to York from £8 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Manchester to York train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Cheapest Price: £8
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 2 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.

FAQs: Manchester to York train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester 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
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to York can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to York is £17; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to York train time is 1 h 21 min   covering the 57 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to York leaves at 07: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to York leaves at 22: 59.
Yes, there are 22 direct trains a day from Manchester to York with TransPennine Express or first_transpennine_express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to York. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester to York.
When taking a train from Manchester to York, you can count on TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or first_transpennine_express for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to York from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 59.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at York, located 0.5 miles (787 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to York from Manchester is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 21 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Manchester to York is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to York from Manchester including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and York

Manchester
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 between Manchester and York.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
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.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
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.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
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)
The major train station for arrivals in York is York. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at York for your trip to York from Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 800 200 6060
Public transport options for York
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Principal Hotel

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