Norwich to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Cheapest

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

East Midlands Railway
08:564h39
Norwich
13:35Manchester
£511One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:324h47
Norwich
14:19Manchester
£691One-way
0 changes

Train timetableNorwich to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
East Midlands Railway
08:564h39
Norwich
13:35Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:324h47
Norwich
14:19Manchester
0 changes

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Train times from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 39 m

Average

4 h 43 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

255 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Norwich for Manchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
08:564h39
Norwich
13:35Manchester
£511One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:324h47
Norwich
14:19Manchester
£691One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Norwich to Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£92 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or east_midlands_trains

Trains from Norwich to Manchester cover the 157 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 39 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or east_midlands_trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £92, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Norwich to Manchester

Buy your official East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry train tickets to Manchester from Norwich from £33 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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.

Norwich to Manchester train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £134

Trains from Norwich to Manchester

Trains from Norwich to Manchester are operated by a number of railway companies, including East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Greater Anglia, and First TransPennine Express. Services commence at about 5:00 a.m, and the last departure is at around 11.05 p.m. There are normally four services per hour, sometimes more, which allows passengers to be flexible with their travel times. Trains depart from Norwich Station, and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly Station. The distance between the cities is about 208 miles. There are direct trains for this route, and also indirect trains that entail two or three changes. Trains from Norwich to Manchester take from 4 hours 34 minutes, depending on the selected service.

FAQs: Norwich to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Norwich 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 Norwich to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Norwich to Manchester can start from as little as £33 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Norwich to Manchester is £92; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Norwich and Manchester is on average 4 h 39 min   for the 157 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Norwich and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Norwich to Manchester leaves at 04: 49. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Norwich to Manchester leaves at 17: 30.
Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day from Norwich to Manchester with east_midlands_trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Norwich to Manchester.
When taking a train from Norwich to Manchester, you can count on East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or east_midlands_trains for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Norwich and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Norwich, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester from Norwich is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 39 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Norwich to Manchester is May.
You have options as you can travel from Norwich to Manchester 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Norwich and Manchester

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The major railway station for departures from Norwich is Norwich. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Norwich for your trip to Manchester from Norwich.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on station forecourt
The major train station for arrivals in Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip to Manchester from Norwich.
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Phone Number
+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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