Castle Cary to Manchester by train

  • First train
    04:48
  • Last train
    21:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 12m
  • Distance
    265 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Castle Cary to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Castle Cary to Manchester take around 4 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 265 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Castle Cary and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Castle Cary to Manchester?

Journeys between Castle Cary and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Castle Cary 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 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Castle Cary to Manchester?

The Castle Cary to Manchester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Castle Cary to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Castle Cary around 04:48 and the last train is around 21:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Castle Cary around 07:33, and the last at 21:44.

When to book Castle Cary to Manchester train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 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 Castle Cary to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Castle Cary and Manchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Castle Cary to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.