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Overview: Train from Norwich to Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£80 (€92)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Norwich to Manchester cover the 157 miles (254 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 41 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £41, but the average price of train tickets is £80. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train to Manchester from Norwich cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Norwich to Manchester for as little as £41  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Norwich to Manchester cost on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Norwich and Manchester is £80  one way.

What is the distance from Norwich to Manchester via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Norwich via train to be approximately 157 miles (254 km).

How long is the train from Norwich to Manchester?

The Norwich to Manchester train duration is on average 4 h 41 min, which is to be expected when travelling 157 miles (254 km) between Norwich and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Norwich to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester train station from Norwich do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Norwich   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Norwich to go to Manchester? Where is the train station in Manchester located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Norwich and travel around 0.4 miles (578 m) from the city centre to this train station.

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

What train providers offer a service between Norwich and Manchester?

When taking a train from Norwich to Manchester, you can count on East Midlands Trains or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Manchester from Norwich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Are there any direct trains from Norwich to Manchester?

Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day between Norwich and Manchester. If you’re looking for a direct train from Norwich to Manchester, consider travelling with East Midlands Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many train services are there between Norwich and Manchester a day?

The average number of trains departing Norwich for Manchester is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Norwich to Manchester? When does the last train depart from Norwich to Manchester?

The earliest train for this route departs from Norwich at 08: 56. The last train leaves from Norwich at 10: 27. Check Omio for the latest train times from Norwich to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy Norwich Manchester train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train to Manchester from Norwich to cost on average £80 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 Norwich to Manchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Norwich
Manchester
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 from Norwich to Manchester.