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from Peterborough to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Peterborough

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £52 • 2 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Travel 103 miles (166 km) by train from Peterborough to Manchester. First Transpennine Express is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct train from Peterborough to Manchester.

Travel Tips

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

Travelling from Peterborough to Manchester includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way to Manchester from Peterborough?

Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Peterborough to Manchester. It takes on average 2 h 46 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Peterborough to Manchester?

The Peterborough to Manchester distance is approximately 103 miles (166 km).

How many services a day are there between Peterborough and Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Peterborough to Manchester is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Trains from Peterborough to Manchester most often leave from Peterborough and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Peterborough to Manchester?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Peterborough to Manchester:

  • You can go to Manchester from Peterborough by train with First Transpennine Express. You'll see cheap train tickets for £52 with First Transpennine Express from Peterborough to Manchester on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Peterborough to Manchester?

Yes, there is a direct service from Peterborough to Manchester:

  • You can find 17 direct trains per day to take to Manchester with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Manchester 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 destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Peterborough to Manchester?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Peterborough to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Peterborough and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Peterborough to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Peterborough to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £52 one way.

But we recommend booking Peterborough to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.