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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

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
08:542h03
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:57York station (YRK)
£171One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Northern Rail
09:542h04
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
11:58York station (YRK)
£171One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:271h34
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:01York station (YRK)
£361One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:571h41
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:38York station (YRK)
£361One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:371h26
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
11:03York station (YRK)
£361One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Transpennine Express
08:271h34
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:01York station (YRK)
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:542h03
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:57York station (YRK)
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:571h41
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:38York station (YRK)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:371h26
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
11:03York station (YRK)
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:542h04
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
11:58York station (YRK)
1 change
Transpennine Express
09:571h40
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
11:37York station (YRK)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester to York

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 26 m

Average

1 h 44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

93 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for York every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
09:371h26
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
11:03York station (YRK)
£361One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:271h34
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:01York station (YRK)
£361One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:571h40
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
11:37York station (YRK)
£361One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:571h41
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:38York station (YRK)
£361One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:542h03
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
10:57York station (YRK)
£171One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Manchester to York

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Manchester to York cover the 57 miles long route taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York.

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

TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and East Midlands Trains trains will get you between Manchester and York from £7. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Manchester to York train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 24 min
  • Cheapest Price: £14

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 £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to York is £16; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Manchester to York is 1 h 21 min   to travel the 57 mile long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary 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: 15.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester to York which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer 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) or East Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Manchester to York 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: 15.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Manchester to York is January.
You have options as you can travel between Manchester and York 2 different ways: 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)

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