Travel options
from York to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from York to Manchester on 26 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:17York1h23 10:40Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£231One-way
Cheapest
09:40York2h45 12:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£161One-way
Other options
08:48York1h23 10:11Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£271One-way
09:49York1h22 11:11Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£271One-way
08:18York1h50 10:08Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£261One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
26 Sep
£23First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Mon
27 Sep
£24First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Tue
28 Sep
£24First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
29 Sep
£22First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
30 Sep
£22First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Fri
1 Oct
£22First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Sat
2 Oct
£19First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£13First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Mon
4 Oct
£20First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
8 Oct
£18First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sat
9 Oct
£19First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Sun
10 Oct
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Mon
11 Oct
£16First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Wed
13 Oct
£16First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Thu
14 Oct
£11First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
15 Oct
£11First Transpennine Express
£15National Express

Travel Information to Manchester from York

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Travel 57 miles (92 km) by coach or train to Manchester from York. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from York to Manchester.

Travel Tips

Travel from York 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 York to Manchester.
FAQs
What are my York to Manchester travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way from York to Manchester?

The cheapest way from York to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is generally £10 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £26 from York to Manchester.

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

The quickest way to travel to Manchester from York is by train, which takes on average 1 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 35 min   on average.

How far is it from York to Manchester?

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

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

The average frequency per day from York to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from York to Manchester?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from York, Train Station and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers take a train from York to Manchester Piccadilly.
Who can get me from York to Manchester?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express York to Manchester tickets on Omio for £16.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from York to Manchester for £26 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Manchester from York?
Your journey from York 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 York 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 York and Manchester online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from York 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 coach ticket for this journey is £16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £26 one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

York
Manchester
York
Amenities
York
Amenities
York Leeman Rd Coach Stop
Amenities

Travelling from York to Manchester: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need