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from Manchester to Wales

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

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Travel Information from Manchester to Wales

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Travel 40 miles (65 km) by train to Wales from Manchester. First Transpennine Express is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Wales.

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Travel from Manchester to Wales
Travel to Wales 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 Manchester to Wales.
What are my Manchester to Wales travel options?

You can travel to Wales from Manchester by train.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Wales?

Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Manchester to Wales. It takes on average 1 h 32 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Manchester to Wales?

The distance between Manchester and Wales is around 40 miles (65 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Wales is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Wales?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Wales:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Wales?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Wales, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

    • Travel with First Transpennine Express to go to Wales by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find First Transpennine Express Manchester to Wales tickets on Omio for £26.
    Where should I go next after I travel from Manchester to Wales?
    Your journey from Manchester to Wales doesn't have to end in Wales. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Birmingham to your Manchester to Wales trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Wales today!
    When should I buy a ticket from Manchester to Wales online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip to Wales from Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Train tickets cost on average £26 one way.

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

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