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Overview: Train from York to Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from York to Manchester cover the 57 miles (92 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

How much do cheap trains to Manchester from York cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from York to Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £10  one way.

How much does the train from York to Manchester cost on average?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that York to Manchester train prices are on average £18  one way.

What is the distance by train from York to Manchester?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from York to Manchester via train to be approximately 57 miles (92 km).

How long is the train journey to Manchester from York?

The York to Manchester train duration is on average 1 h 18 min, which is to be expected when travelling 57 miles (92 km) from York to Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in York and arrival train station in Manchester?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from York   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, York, located approximately 0.4 miles (607 m) from the city centre of York. 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 York to Manchester?

If you're looking for trains from York to Manchester, you can rely on First Transpennine Express to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the York to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there between York and Manchester a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from York to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from York to Manchester? What time is the last train from York to Manchester?

If you prefer early morning trains from York to Manchester, the first train leaves at 08: 18. If you prefer late night trains from York to Manchester, the last train of the day leaves at 09: 50. Omio shows you the latest train from York to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between York and Manchester to get the best deals?

If you purchase York to Manchester train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £18. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Manchester from York. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

York
Manchester
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.