Paisley to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Paisley to Manchester

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

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Train times from Paisley to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

3 h 48 m


3 h 48 m

Trains per day



297 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Paisley for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Paisley to Manchester

distanceDistance184 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or ScotRail

Trains from Paisley to Manchester cover the 184 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or ScotRail. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £55. Travellers depart most frequently from Paisley Canal and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

FAQs: Paisley to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Paisley 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 Paisley to Manchester.
Cheap train tickets from Paisley to Manchester can start from as little as £45 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Paisley to Manchester is £55; 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 Paisley and Manchester is on average 3 h 48 min   for the 184 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Paisley and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Paisley to Manchester leaves at 05: 57. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Paisley to Manchester leaves at 19: 33.
There are 2 trains a day from Paisley to Manchester which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or ScotRail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Paisley to Manchester, you can count on Virgin Trains or ScotRail for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Manchester from Paisley and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 33.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paisley Canal, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Paisley to Manchester by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Paisley and Manchester including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Paisley and Manchester

Paisley Canal is the most popular Paisley railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Paisley for your journey to Manchester.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Causeyside Street
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