Peterborough to Manchester train

Thu, 25 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
East Midlands Railway
14:273h08
Peterborough station (PBO)
17:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£311One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
13:263h09
Peterborough station (PBO)
16:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£351One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
18:293h06
Peterborough station (PBO)
21:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£351One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
15:243h11
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£351One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
12:263h09
Peterborough station (PBO)
15:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£351One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePeterborough to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
London North Eastern Railway
08:003h02
Peterborough station (PBO)
11:02Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
08:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
11:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:293h06
Peterborough station (PBO)
11:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
08:512h44
Peterborough station (PBO)
11:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:512h54
Peterborough station (PBO)
11:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
Transpennine Express
09:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
12:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
09:283h07
Peterborough station (PBO)
12:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:482h49
Peterborough station (PBO)
12:37Manchester Victoria (MCV)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:532h52
Peterborough station (PBO)
12:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
10:182h44
Peterborough station (PBO)
13:02Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
10:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
13:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
10:273h08
Peterborough station (PBO)
13:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:532h52
Peterborough station (PBO)
13:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
10:532h42
Peterborough station (PBO)
13:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
11:273h08
Peterborough station (PBO)
14:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
11:462h19
Peterborough station (PBO)
14:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:542h51
Peterborough station (PBO)
14:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:593h03
Peterborough station (PBO)
15:02Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
12:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
15:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
12:263h09
Peterborough station (PBO)
15:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
12:532h42
Peterborough station (PBO)
15:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
12:532h52
Peterborough station (PBO)
15:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
Transpennine Express
13:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
16:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
13:263h09
Peterborough station (PBO)
16:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
13:492h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
16:36Manchester Victoria (MCV)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
13:532h52
Peterborough station (PBO)
16:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
14:022h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
16:49Manchester Victoria (MCV)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
14:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
17:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
14:273h08
Peterborough station (PBO)
17:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
14:522h53
Peterborough station (PBO)
17:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
Transpennine Express
15:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
15:243h11
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
15:512h44
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
15:512h54
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
15:592h51
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:50Manchester Victoria (MCV)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
16:182h47
Peterborough station (PBO)
19:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
16:182h32
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:50Manchester Victoria (MCV)
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
16:273h08
Peterborough station (PBO)
19:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
16:532h46
Peterborough station (PBO)
19:39Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
17:192h46
Peterborough station (PBO)
20:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
17:243h12
Peterborough station (PBO)
20:36Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
17:522h53
Peterborough station (PBO)
20:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
Transpennine Express
18:102h55
Peterborough station (PBO)
21:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
18:192h55
Peterborough station (PBO)
21:14Manchester Victoria (MCV)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
18:293h06
Peterborough station (PBO)
21:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
18:383h07
Peterborough station (PBO)
21:45Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
18:543h51
Peterborough station (PBO)
22:45Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change

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Train times from Peterborough to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 19 m

Average

2 h 54 m

Trains per day

47

Distance

167 km

Of the 47 trains that leave Peterborough for Manchester every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
11:462h19
Peterborough station (PBO)
14:05Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£981One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
16:182h32
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:50Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£501One-way
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
10:532h42
Peterborough station (PBO)
13:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£391One-way
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
12:532h42
Peterborough station (PBO)
15:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£531One-way
2 changes
East Midlands Railway
15:512h44
Peterborough station (PBO)
18:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£531One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Peterborough to Manchester

distanceDistance103 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€66)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), Bus or east_midlands_trains

Trains from Peterborough to Manchester cover the 103 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), Bus or east_midlands_trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Peterborough and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and East Coast trains Peterborough to Manchester

East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and East Coast trains will get you from Peterborough to Manchester from £29. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Manchester from Peterborough. 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.

Train information from Peterborough to Manchester with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 39 min
  • Cheapest Price: £221
  • CrossCountry frequency: 6 a day

FAQs: Peterborough to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Manchester can start from as little as £29 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Peterborough to Manchester is £58; 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 Peterborough and Manchester is on average 2 h 39 min   for the 103 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Peterborough by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Peterborough to Manchester leaves at 05: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Peterborough to Manchester leaves at 22: 48.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Peterborough to Manchester without having to change trains with East Midlands Trains or east_midlands_trains. There are 5 direct trains from Peterborough to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Peterborough to Manchester.
For the best Peterborough to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), Bus or east_midlands_trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Peterborough and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 48.

When departing from Peterborough, you have various train station options to start your route from including Peterborough and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Park. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Peterborough, which is located around 0.2 miles (260 m) 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 Peterborough is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 39 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Peterborough to Manchester is May.
You have options as you can travel to Manchester from Peterborough 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Peterborough and Manchester

Peterborough
Manchester
Peterborough is the most popular Peterborough 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 Peterborough for your journey to Manchester.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Peterborough
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement Coaches leave from the station entrance.
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester train station for Omio travellers, but Manchester has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Manchester for your journey from Peterborough.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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