Paris to Manchester train

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Overview: Train from Paris to Manchester

distanceDistance375 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£525 (€595)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEurostar, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Paris to Manchester cover the 375 miles long route taking on average 3 h 38 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £525, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £519. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: Eurostar, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Paris to Manchester

You can travel by train to Manchester from Paris with Eurostar, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry for as low as £519. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Manchester from Paris. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Eurostar trains from Paris to Manchester


The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Manchester train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from Paris to Manchester more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the Paris to Manchester train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.

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Eurostar Trains from Paris to Manchester

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Paris to Manchester.

FAQs: Paris to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Paris 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 Paris to Manchester.
Cheap train tickets from Paris to Manchester can start from as little as £519 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Paris to Manchester is £525; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Paris to Manchester train travel time is 3 h 38 min   for the 375 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Paris to Manchester leaves at 07: 11. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Paris to Manchester leaves at 21: 09.
There are 12 trains a day from Paris to Manchester which require at least one change with Eurostar, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Paris to Manchester.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Paris to Manchester takes around 3 h 38 min.
For the trip from Paris to Manchester you can take a train with Eurostar, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Manchester from Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 09.

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare Montparnasse. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord, which is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 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 Paris is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 38 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Paris to Manchester including taking a train, coach or flight.
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