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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1 h 18 m
1 h 33 m
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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.
|Average train duration||1 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||£11 (€12)|
|Train frequency||47 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 24 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Transpennine 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.
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.
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:
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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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