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from Manchester to York

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to York on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:10Manchester, Coach Station3h07 20:17York
1 changes
£191One-way
Cheapest
06:50Manchester, Coach Station3h33 10:23York
1 changes
£161One-way
Other options
09:10Manchester, Coach Station3h13 12:23York
1 changes
£181One-way
16:00Manchester, Coach Station3h07 19:07York
1 changes
£191One-way
21:10Manchester, Coach Station2h45 23:55York
1 changes
£181One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
£34First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£34First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£34First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£34First Transpennine Express
£14Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£34First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£14First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£22First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£16First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£19First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£20First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£16First Transpennine Express
£12Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£28Northern Rail
£15National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£16First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£19First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£16First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£18First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Fri
12 Nov
£19First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£11First Transpennine Express
£12Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£11First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Mon
15 Nov
£16First Transpennine Express
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Travel Information from Manchester to York

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £11 • 1 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 57 miles (92 km) between Manchester and York. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to York.

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FAQs
How do I go from Manchester to York?

There are 2 ways to travel to York from Manchester including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to York?

The cheapest way from Manchester to York is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to York:

A train is generally £5 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £15 from Manchester to York.

What is the fastest way to York from Manchester?

The quickest way to travel between Manchester and York is by train, which takes on average 1 h 14 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 45 min.

How far is it from Manchester to York?

You should expect to travel around 57 miles (92 km) from Manchester to York.

How many services a day are there from Manchester to York?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to York is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When going from Manchester to York, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in York?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Manchester to York depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to York, Train Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to York?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to York by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Manchester to York tickets on Omio for £15.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to York by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Manchester to York for £11 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Manchester to York?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to York with.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to York with First Transpennine Express.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to York from Manchester?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to York often also extend their holiday to go to London, Edinburgh or Leeds. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between York and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Manchester to York ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £15 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £11 one way.

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

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