Norwich to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Cheapest

£48

Average

£90

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.

Cheapest
08:56Norwich4h41 13:37Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
£481One-way
08:03Norwich5h02 13:05Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£841One-way
08:30Norwich4h57 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£841One-way
09:32Norwich4h55 14:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£841One-way
09:03Norwich5h02 14:05Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£1171One-way

Train schedule Norwich to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 9 August
08:03Norwich5h02 13:05Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
08:30Norwich4h57 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
08:56Norwich4h41 13:37Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
09:03Norwich5h02 14:05Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
09:32Norwich4h55 14:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
09:55Norwich4h42 14:37Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes

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Fastest train times from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 41 m

Average

4 h 53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

255 km

Of the 6 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.

Fastest
08:56Norwich4h41 13:37Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
£481One-way
09:55Norwich4h42 14:37Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
£1211One-way
09:32Norwich4h55 14:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£841One-way
08:30Norwich4h57 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£841One-way
09:03Norwich5h02 14:05Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£1171One-way

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Overview: Train from Norwich to Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£59 (€66)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Norwich to Manchester cover the 157 miles long route taking on average 4 h 41 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £39, but the average price of train tickets is £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry trains Norwich to Manchester

You can travel by train between Norwich and Manchester with East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry for as low as £39. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train to Manchester from Norwich online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train from Norwich to Manchester, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 157 miles (254 km) journey to Manchester from Norwich as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Norwich and Manchester, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry Norwich to Manchester train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Save time and money by searching for and booking your East Midlands Trains train between Norwich and Manchester online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest East Midlands Trains train to Manchester from Norwich, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current East Midlands Trains train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 157 miles (254 km) trip to Manchester from Norwich as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Norwich and Manchester, you can check straight away if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official East Midlands Trains Norwich to Manchester train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Train information from Norwich to Manchester with East Midlands Trains:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 13 min
    • East Midlands Trains frequency: 12 a day

    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
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Norwich and Manchester for as little as £39  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Norwich to Manchester train prices are on average £59  one way.
    The train distance from Norwich to Manchester is around 157 miles.
    The Norwich to Manchester train duration is on average 4 h 41 min, which is to be expected when travelling 157 miles between Norwich and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Norwich and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.

    When taking a train from Norwich to Manchester, you can count on London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways 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.
    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Norwich to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Norwich to Manchester train departs at 05: 51   and the last train from Norwich to Manchester leaves at 16: 03. Check out the most up-to-date Norwich to Manchester train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you book a train ticket between Norwich and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £59 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Norwich to Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 from Norwich to Manchester.
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