Wolverhampton to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Wolverhampton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£21

Average

£35

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.

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07:50Wolverhampton1h12 09:02Manchester Piccadilly
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£211One-way
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06:14Wolverhampton1h16 07:30Manchester Piccadilly
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£211One-way
08:14Wolverhampton1h09 09:23Manchester Piccadilly
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£361One-way
07:10Wolverhampton1h13 08:23Manchester Piccadilly
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£361One-way
06:22Wolverhampton1h24 07:46Manchester Piccadilly
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£491One-way

Train schedule Wolverhampton to Manchester

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06:14Wolverhampton1h16 07:30Manchester Piccadilly
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06:22Wolverhampton1h24 07:46Manchester Piccadilly
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06:37Wolverhampton1h32 08:09Manchester Piccadilly
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07:10Wolverhampton1h13 08:23Manchester Piccadilly
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07:50Wolverhampton1h12 09:02Manchester Piccadilly
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08:14Wolverhampton1h09 09:23Manchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Wolverhampton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 9 m

Average

1 h 17 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

100 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Wolverhampton for Manchester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:14Wolverhampton1h09 09:23Manchester Piccadilly
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£361One-way
07:50Wolverhampton1h12 09:02Manchester Piccadilly
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£211One-way
07:10Wolverhampton1h13 08:23Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
£361One-way
06:14Wolverhampton1h16 07:30Manchester Piccadilly
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£211One-way
06:22Wolverhampton1h24 07:46Manchester Piccadilly
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£491One-way

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Overview: Train from Wolverhampton to Manchester

distanceDistance61 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency42 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Cross Country or London Midland

Trains from Wolverhampton to Manchester cover the 61 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or London Midland. Normally, there are 42 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £21, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Wolverhampton and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Wolverhampton to Manchester

Travel from Wolverhampton to Manchester from £21 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

CrossCountry

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Wolverhampton and Manchester for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Wolverhampton and Manchester. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 61 miles (99 km) on this route and your CrossCountry Wolverhampton to Manchester train ticket can cost as little as £21 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Wolverhampton and Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Wolverhampton to Manchester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Average Price: £21
  • CrossCountry frequency: 18 a day

Trains from Wolverhampton to Manchester

It only takes just over an hour to reach Manchester from Wolverhampton. Whether it's a daily commute or a last-minute break, the journey is effortless when travelling by train. Direct services depart several times an hour around the clock, including at weekends. Trains from Wolverhampton arrive at Manchester's busiest station, Manchester Piccadilly, which is ideal for anyone planning onward travel.

Which train companies travel from Wolverhampton to Manchester?

Regular, direct trains from Wolverhampton to Manchester are provided by CrossCountry Trains. Arriva Trains Wales also offers an occasional direct service in the evenings but it can take over an hour longer. Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railway both offer regular and relatively quick indirect trains along this route. Northern Rail also provides an indirect evening service during the week.

How long is the train from Wolverhampton to Manchester?

The train from Wolverhampton to Manchester can take just one hour nine minutes at the quickest when travelling directly with CrossCountry. The longest journey takes two hours 43 minutes when travelling directly with Arriva. There's generally very little difference between direct and indirect journey lengths along this route. The average journey takes around one hour 20 minutes.

How many trains are there from Wolverhampton to Manchester?

Most days, there will be around 34 direct train services between Wolverhampton and Manchester. There are also usually an additional 16-18 indirect services. That works out to three or more trains per hour, two of which are usually direct CrossCountry services. The earliest regular service departs just before 6:15 a.m. and the latest regular service departs shortly before 11:00 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Wolverhampton to Manchester?

Departure train station: Wolverhampton Train Station is situated on the north-east edge of the city centre with plenty of shops nearby and a cafe on site. It's also just four minutes' walk away from Wolverhampton's bus station.

Arrival train station: Manchester Piccadilly is Manchester's busiest train station and boasts a split-level concourse, which houses a variety of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. The station is centrally located, with excellent bus, tram and metro links. A direct train to Manchester Airport leaves Manchester Piccadilly every 10 minutes.

Travel Tips: Trains from Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton to Manchester.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Wolverhampton to Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £21  one way.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Wolverhampton to Manchester train to cost on average £33  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Wolverhampton via train to be approximately 61 miles.
On average the Wolverhampton to Manchester train time is 1 h 7 min  covering the 61 miles long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Wolverhampton   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wolverhampton and travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 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.

For the best Wolverhampton to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or London Midland. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Wolverhampton to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Wolverhampton for Manchester is 42 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Wolverhampton to Manchester train departs at 05: 14   and the last train from Wolverhampton to Manchester leaves at 22: 36. Check out the most up-to-date Wolverhampton to Manchester train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Manchester from Wolverhampton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £33 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Wolverhampton to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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The major railway station for departures from Wolverhampton is Wolverhampton. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wolverhampton for your trip to Manchester from Wolverhampton.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Due to construction works taking place at Wolverhampton station, rail replacement buses are unable to use the short stay car park at the front of the station. For the foreseeable future rail replacement buses will pick up and drop off at bus stop AH on Lichfield Street (by the Moon Under Water public house).

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