York to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£12

Average

£32

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.

Cheapest
08:22York2h06 10:28Manchester Victoria
1 change
£121One-way
08:50York1h18 10:08Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£331One-way
08:28York1h37 10:05Manchester Piccadilly
1 change
£331One-way
09:19York1h19 10:38Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£381One-way
08:19York1h19 09:38Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£381One-way

Train schedule York to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
08:19York1h19 09:38Manchester Victoria
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08:22York2h06 10:28Manchester Victoria
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08:28York1h37 10:05Manchester Piccadilly
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08:50York1h18 10:08Manchester Victoria
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09:19York1h19 10:38Manchester Victoria
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09:23York1h39 11:02Manchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 18 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

93 km

Of the 6 trains that leave York for Manchester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:50York1h18 10:08Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£331One-way
09:19York1h19 10:38Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£381One-way
08:19York1h19 09:38Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£381One-way
08:28York1h37 10:05Manchester Piccadilly
1 change
£331One-way
09:23York1h39 11:02Manchester Piccadilly
1 change
£381One-way

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Overview: Train from York to Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency47 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Northern Rail, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from York to Manchester cover the 57 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 47 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £11. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and First TransPennine Express 3 trains York to Manchester

For as little as £9 you can travel by train between York and Manchester with Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and First TransPennine Express 3. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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Northern Rail (3)

Save time and money by searching for and booking your First TransPennine Express 3 train to Manchester from York online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest First TransPennine Express 3 train to Manchester from York, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 57 miles (92 km) journey from York to Manchester as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Manchester from York, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 York to Manchester train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from York to Manchester with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 20 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 28 a day

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

One of the best ways to travel between York and Manchester is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train to Manchester from York by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this York to Manchester journey. You can expect to travel 57 miles (92 km) between York and Manchester on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from York to Manchester, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Manchester from York!

Train information from York to Manchester with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 23 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 11 a day

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from York to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 12 min
  • Average Price: £9
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 12 a day

Trains from York to Manchester: Journey Details

Trains from York to Manchester leave throughout the day and evening. Trains run overnight, with early morning services departing the city of York in the early hours of the morning, arriving in Manchester approximately two hours later. The last train leaves just before midnight, but trains are also available in the early hours of the morning. Trains leave roughly every half an hour, although this is reduced to one service every 2 hours overnight. Trains between York and Manchester are provided by TransPennine Express.

Taking the Train from York

The train station in York is located just a few minutes walk from the city centre, on Station Road. It is a large station that provides trains to destinations across the country. When arriving at the station, Coaches and buses pull in directly outside the entrance. Buses from the city centre to the station run during the day and finish around midnight. National Express coach services also arrive at the station. There is parking available, and a taxi rank is located in front of the main entrance.

Getting into Manchester by Train

Manchester is known around the world for its cultural heritage and cosmopolitan city centre. Tourists can visit a large number of museums, or can attend a concert in the city's giant arena. Trains from York to Manchester arrive at two stations; Victoria and Piccadilly. Piccadilly is the more central station, and it is located closer to Manchester Coach Station. Both stations have large taxi ranks situated outside the entrances, and both are served by bus services that run during the day and the evening. The city centre is a short walk or taxi ride from each station.

Travel Tips: Trains from York 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 York to Manchester.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from York to Manchester for as little as £9  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between York and Manchester is £11  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from York via train to be approximately 57 miles.
The York to Manchester train duration is on average 1 h 56 min, which is to be expected when travelling 57 miles between York and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from York   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Passengers board their train most frequently from York and travel around 0.5 miles (790 m) 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.

When taking a train from York to Manchester, you can count on Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Manchester from York and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 24 direct trains a day between York and Manchester. If you’re looking for a direct train from York to Manchester, consider travelling with Transpennine Express. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing York for Manchester is 47 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from York at 05: 05. The last train leaves from York at 22: 39. Check Omio for the latest train times from York to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train to Manchester from York to cost on average £11 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the York to Manchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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The major railway station for departures from York is York. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at York for your trip from York to Manchester.
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Public transport options for York
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Principal Hotel

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