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Cheap train tickets from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Northern Rail
11:152h44
York station (YRK)
13:59Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£151One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:491h38
York station (YRK)
10:27Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£321One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:161h31
York station (YRK)
10:47Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£331One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:491h44
York station (YRK)
12:33Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£331One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:501h37
York station (YRK)
11:27Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£331One-way
0 changes

Train timetableYork to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
Transpennine Express
08:491h38
York station (YRK)
10:27Manchester Victoria (MCV)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:161h31
York station (YRK)
10:47Manchester Victoria (MCV)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:501h37
York station (YRK)
11:27Manchester Victoria (MCV)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:171h29
York station (YRK)
11:46Manchester Victoria (MCV)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:491h44
York station (YRK)
12:33Manchester Victoria (MCV)
0 changes
Northern Rail
11:152h44
York station (YRK)
13:59Manchester Victoria (MCV)
1 change

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Train times from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 29 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

93 km

Of the 6 trains that leave York for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
10:171h29
York station (YRK)
11:46Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£331One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:161h31
York station (YRK)
10:47Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£331One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:501h37
York station (YRK)
11:27Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£331One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:491h38
York station (YRK)
10:27Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£321One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:491h44
York station (YRK)
12:33Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£331One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from York to Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from York to Manchester cover the 57 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 16 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

Travel to Manchester from York from £8 with Omio’s train partners TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between York and Manchester. 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.

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.

FAQs: York to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from York 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
Cheap train tickets from York to Manchester can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for York to Manchester is £20; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the York to Manchester train time is 1 h 16 min   covering the 57 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from York to Manchester leaves at 05: 12. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from York to Manchester leaves at 21: 34.
Yes, there are 15 direct trains a day from York to Manchester with TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from York to Manchester.
For the best York to Manchester train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between York and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 34.

Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0.5 miles (787 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 day trip to Manchester from York is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from York to Manchester is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between York and Manchester including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in York and Manchester

York
Manchester
York is the most popular York 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 York for your journey to Manchester.
Amenities at station
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Phone Number
+44 800 200 6060
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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