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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 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:00Manchester, Coach Station3h07 19:07York
1 changes
£181One-way
Cheapest
11:00Manchester, Coach Station3h23 14:23York
1 changes
£161One-way
Other options
15:10Manchester, Coach Station3h38 18:48York
1 changes
£161One-way
06:50Manchester, Coach Station3h33 10:23York
1 changes
£161One-way
18:45Manchester, Coach Station3h32 22:17York
1 changes
£161One-way

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Tue
27 Jul
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
28 Jul
£26First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
29 Jul
£26First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
30 Jul
£26First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
31 Jul
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sun
1 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Mon
2 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Tue
3 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
4 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
5 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
6 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
7 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sun
8 Aug
£24First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Mon
9 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Tue
10 Aug
£28First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
11 Aug
£24First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
12 Aug
£24First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
13 Aug
£26First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
14 Aug
£26First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sun
15 Aug
£26First Transpennine Express
£16National Express

Travel Information between Manchester and York

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £13 • 1 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £13 • 1 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 57 miles (92 km) to York from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Manchester to York.

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FAQs
How do I go from Manchester to York?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Manchester and York. You can take a coach or train.

How many miles are between Manchester and York

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in York?

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

  • Coaches from Manchester to York most often leave from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in York, Train Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in York.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to York?

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

  • You can take a coach from Manchester to York with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with National Express from Manchester to York.
  • You can travel to York from Manchester by train with First Transpennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with First Transpennine Express from Manchester to York.
Is there a direct service to York from Manchester?

Yes, there are direct services available to York from Manchester with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct train with First Transpennine Express.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to York as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to York from Manchester.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to York?
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 early should I buy tickets to York from Manchester online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £16 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £13 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.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to York, which costs on average £13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to York:

A train is generally £2 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £16 from Manchester to York.

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

The fastest way from Manchester to York is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 18 min.

Other travel options between Manchester and York can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 32 min   of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
York
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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