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Wed
20 Oct
£73
£18National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£65
£15National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£113Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£113Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£113Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£80
£21National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£51
£15National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£52
£14National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£58
£16National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£80
£26National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£73
£24National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£113Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£52
£15National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£149Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£52
£15National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£52
£12National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£39
£17National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£43Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£74Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£52
£15National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£52
£15National Express

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Train Information from Norwich to Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£87 (€98)
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 route taking on average 4 h 42 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 route for as low as £51, but the average price of train tickets is £87. 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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Norwich 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 Norwich to Manchester.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Norwich to Manchester?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Norwich to Manchester to cost as little as £51  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Norwich to Manchester on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Norwich and Manchester is £87  one way.
What is the distance between Norwich and Manchester by train?
The Norwich to Manchester train distance is approximately 157 miles (254 km).
How long is the train to Manchester from Norwich?
On average the train from Norwich to Manchester duration is 4 h 42 min  for the 157 miles (254 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Norwich and arrival train station in Manchester?

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

Where do I find the Norwich train station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Norwich and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Norwich to Manchester?
For the best Norwich to Manchester train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Manchester from Norwich to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Norwich and Manchester a day?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Norwich to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Norwich to Manchester? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Norwich to Manchester leaves at 05: 25   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 55. Omio shows you the latest train from Norwich to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Norwich to Manchester to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Norwich to Manchester is on average £87 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets between Norwich and Manchester available a few months in advance.

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.