The cheapest trains from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Cheapest

£24

Average

£28

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.

The average ticket from York to Manchester will cost around £ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Cheapest
20:19York1h21 21:40Manchester Victoria
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£241One-way
18:49York1h19 20:08Manchester Victoria
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£261One-way
19:49York1h24 21:13Manchester Victoria
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£261One-way
09:20York1h29 10:49Manchester Piccadilly
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£271One-way
11:19York1h30 12:49Manchester Piccadilly
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£271One-way

Timetable York to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 23 Sep
08:19York1h30 09:49Manchester Piccadilly
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08:28York1h39 10:07Manchester Piccadilly
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08:50York1h19 10:09Manchester Victoria
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09:20York1h29 10:49Manchester Piccadilly
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09:23York1h41 11:04Manchester Piccadilly
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11:19York1h30 12:49Manchester Piccadilly
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11:23York1h41 13:04Manchester Piccadilly
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11:49York1h19 13:08Manchester Victoria
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12:19York1h30 13:49Manchester Piccadilly
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12:23York1h41 14:04Manchester Piccadilly
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18:18York1h31 19:49Manchester Piccadilly
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18:49York1h19 20:08Manchester Victoria
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19:20York1h28 20:48Manchester Piccadilly
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19:49York1h24 21:13Manchester Victoria
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20:19York1h21 21:40Manchester Victoria
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Wed
22 Sep
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£16National Express
Thu
23 Sep
£27First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
24 Sep
£26First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
25 Sep
£24First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sun
26 Sep
£16First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Mon
27 Sep
£24First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Tue
28 Sep
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
29 Sep
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
30 Sep
£22First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
1 Oct
£22First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
2 Oct
£18First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Mon
4 Oct
£20First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
8 Oct
£18First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
9 Oct
£14First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sun
10 Oct
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Mon
11 Oct
£13First Transpennine Express
£16National Express

The fastest trains from York to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

1 h 29 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

93 km

Of the 15 trains that leave York for Manchester every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 93 km distance in an average of 1 h 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 19 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 41 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:49York1h19 13:08Manchester Victoria
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£271One-way
Fastest
18:49York1h19 20:08Manchester Victoria
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£261One-way
Fastest
08:50York1h19 10:09Manchester Victoria
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£271One-way
20:19York1h21 21:40Manchester Victoria
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£241One-way
19:49York1h24 21:13Manchester Victoria
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£261One-way

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Train Information between York and Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from York to Manchester cover the 57 miles (92 km) long route taking on average 1 h 23 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 £11, but the average price of train tickets is £22. 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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains from York to Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from York to Manchester for as low as £11  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from York to Manchester?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that York to Manchester train prices are on average £22  one way.
What is the distance between York and Manchester via train?
The York to Manchester train distance is approximately 57 miles (92 km).
What is the average York to Manchester train duration?
On average the York to Manchester train time is 1 h 23 min  covering the 57 miles (92 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in York and arrival train station in Manchester?

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train companies go from York to Manchester?
For the route from York to Manchester you can take a train with First Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between York and Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between York and Manchester?
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.
When does the first train depart from York to Manchester? When does the last train depart from York to Manchester?
The first train from York to Manchester leaves at 07: 19   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from York to Manchester timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Manchester from York to score the best deals?
If you buy York to Manchester train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £22. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between York and Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Eden Camp
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