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Train Information to Manchester from Stansted

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Stansted to Manchester cover the 149 miles (240 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £49, but the average price of train tickets is £68. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains from Stansted to Manchester

There are no direct trains from Stansted to Manchester, and most indirect journeys require two changes. The schedule begins with an early morning Abellio Greater Anglia departure connecting, via Tottenham Hale and London Underground services, to Virgin trains routes to Manchester. There are four trains an hour throughout the day until the final departure in late evening. Sunday timetables feature fewer trains, with a slightly later first departure from Stansted. Trains from Stansted to Manchester depart from the airport station located just outside the arrivals terminal, one level down. They arrive at Manchester Piccadilly Station, close to the city centre.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted 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 Stansted to Manchester.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Manchester from Stansted?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Manchester from Stansted for as low as £49  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Stansted to Manchester on average?
The Stansted to Manchester train ticket price is on average £68  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance to Manchester from Stansted by train?
The distance to Manchester from Stansted by train is approximately 149 miles (240 km).
How long is the train from Stansted to Manchester?
The Stansted to Manchester train duration is on average 3 h 24 min, which is to be expected when travelling 149 miles (240 km) between Stansted and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Stansted to Manchester, which train station in Stansted do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Stansted train stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Stansted Airport   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the departure train station in Stansted located? Where is the arrival train station in Manchester located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Stansted Airport, located approximately 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from the city centre of Stansted. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Stansted to Manchester?
If you're looking for trains from Stansted to Manchester, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Stansted to Manchester route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Stansted to Manchester a day?
The average number of trains departing Stansted for Manchester is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I book train tickets from Stansted to Manchester to score the best deals?
If you purchase Stansted to Manchester train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £68. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Stansted to Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Manchester
Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted 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 Stansted for your journey to Manchester.
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Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Public transport options for Stansted Airport
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry