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from Manchester to St Albans

You can get from Manchester to St Albans by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Manchester and St Albans

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£60 - £79
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £60 • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £60 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 143 miles (231 km) by flight or train from Manchester to St Albans. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £60. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Manchester to St Albans.

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FAQs
What are my Manchester to St Albans travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Manchester to St Albans. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to St Albans?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to St Albans, which costs on average £60.

This is compared to other ways of getting to St Albans:

A flight is £19 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to St Albans costing on average £79.

What is the fastest way to St Albans from Manchester?

The fastest way to get to St Albans from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to St Albans that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 6 min   on average.

How many miles from Manchester to St Albans would I travel?

The distance from Manchester to St Albans is approximately 143 miles (231 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to St Albans?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to St Albans is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to St Albans from Manchester as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Manchester to St Albans?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to St Albans:

  • Trains from Manchester to St Albans most often leave from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in St Albans.
Which travel companies can take me from Manchester to St Albans?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to St Albans:

  • You can take a flight from Manchester to St Albans with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for £60 with British Airways from Manchester to St Albans.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to St Albans with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £79 with Avanti West Coast from Manchester to St Albans.
Is there a direct service between Manchester and St Albans?

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to St Albans with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to St Albans with British Airways.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to St Albans tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Manchester and St Albans ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to St Albans? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to St Albans usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you're looking to explore London, Luton or Stansted from St Albans, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Manchester to St Albans tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Manchester and St Albans, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £60 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £79 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to St Albans online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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