Cheap train tickets from Northampton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Cheapest

£39

Average

£80

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.

The average ticket from Northampton to Manchester will cost around £ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 39.

Cheapest
09:38Northampton2h45 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£391One-way
08:14Northampton2h32 10:46Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£531One-way
08:39Northampton2h44 11:23Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£531One-way
09:14Northampton2h32 11:46Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£531One-way
08:24Northampton2h03 10:27Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£1331One-way

Train schedule Northampton to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 7 Dec
08:14Northampton2h32 10:46Manchester Piccadilly
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08:24Northampton2h03 10:27Manchester Piccadilly
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08:39Northampton2h44 11:23Manchester Piccadilly
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09:14Northampton2h32 11:46Manchester Piccadilly
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09:24Northampton2h03 11:27Manchester Piccadilly
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09:38Northampton2h45 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
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Tue
7 Dec
£39Cross Country
£13Flixbus
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Wed
8 Dec
£39Cross Country
£10Flixbus
£92British Airways
Thu
9 Dec
£39Cross Country
£10Flixbus
£81British Airways
Fri
10 Dec
£36Avanti West Coast
£14Flixbus
£67British Airways
Sat
11 Dec
£39Cross Country
£9Flixbus
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Sun
12 Dec
£34Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£58British Airways

Fastest train times from Northampton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Fastest Journey

2 h 3 m

Average

2 h 26 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

164 km

It's difficult to get from Northampton to Manchester without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:24Northampton2h03 11:27Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£1511One-way
Fastest
08:24Northampton2h03 10:27Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£1331One-way
08:14Northampton2h32 10:46Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£531One-way
09:14Northampton2h32 11:46Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£531One-way
08:39Northampton2h44 11:23Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£531One-way

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Train Information between Northampton and Manchester

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£38 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Cross Country or West Midlands Railway

Trains from Northampton to Manchester cover the 102 miles (164 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 32 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or West Midlands Railway. 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 £34, but the average price of train tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Northampton and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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CrossCountry between Northampton and Manchester

Find the best trains between Northampton and Manchester with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £34. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

CrossCountry

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Northampton to Manchester for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Northampton and Manchester. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 102 miles (164 km) on this route and your CrossCountry Northampton to Manchester train ticket can cost as little as £39 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Northampton to Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: £39

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Northampton and Manchester:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Northampton to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 Northampton to Manchester.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Northampton to Manchester cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Northampton to Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £34  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Northampton to Manchester?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Northampton to Manchester train prices are on average £38  one way.
What is the distance to Manchester from Northampton via train?
The distance from Northampton to Manchester by train is approximately 102 miles (164 km).
How long is the train journey between Northampton and Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 102 miles (164 km) between Northampton and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Northampton to Manchester is on average 2 h 32 min.
What is the departure train station in Northampton and arrival train station in Manchester?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Northampton   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Northampton? Where is the train station in Manchester?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Northampton and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Northampton to Manchester?
When taking a train from Northampton to Manchester, you can count on Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or West Midlands Railway for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Northampton to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to Manchester from Northampton?
The average number of trains departing Northampton for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Manchester from Northampton to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Northampton to Manchester is on average £38 if you buy 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Northampton and Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Northampton
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Northampton is Northampton. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Northampton for your trip between Northampton and Manchester.