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from Peterborough to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Peterborough

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£39 - £80
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £39 • 2 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £39 • 2 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEast Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railway

Travel 103 miles (166 km) by coach or train from Peterborough to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £39. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railway among others. 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?

There are 2 ways to get from Peterborough to Manchester: coach or train.

How do I get from Peterborough to Manchester the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Peterborough to Manchester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £39 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A train is about £40 less than a coach, which costs on average £80 for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Peterborough to Manchester?

The fastest way from Peterborough to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 41 min.

Other travel options from Peterborough to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 54 min   on average.

How far is it from Peterborough to Manchester?

The distance between Peterborough and Manchester is around 103 miles (166 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Peterborough to Manchester is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Peterborough and in Manchester?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Peterborough and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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

  • East Midlands Railway can take you to Manchester by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for East Midlands Railway from Peterborough to Manchester for £80.
  • Travel with East Midlands Railway to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find East Midlands Railway Peterborough to Manchester tickets on Omio for £39.

Can I travel directly from Peterborough to Manchester?

Yes, there are direct services available between Peterborough and Manchester with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by train with East Midlands Railway with 16 direct trains per day.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Manchester from Peterborough?

Your journey from Peterborough to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Peterborough to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

When should I buy a ticket between Peterborough and Manchester online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £80 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £39 one way on average.

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