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Basel to Manchester by train
Fastest journey9hr 32m
Trains per day4
Avg. journey time14hr 23m
Travelling from Basel to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Basel to Manchester take around 9 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 957 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Manchester?
Journeys between Basel and Manchester usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Basel to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Manchester?
The Basel to Manchester train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:19, and the last at 23:38.
When to book Basel to Manchester train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Manchester by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- Train Express Regional
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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