Cradley Heath to Manchester by train

  • First train
    06:03
  • Last train
    23:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 46m
  • Distance
    112 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cradley Heath to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Cradley Heath to Manchester take around 1 hour and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 112 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cradley Heath and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Cradley Heath to Manchester?

Journeys between Cradley Heath and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Cradley Heath 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 35 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cradley Heath to Manchester?

The Cradley Heath to Manchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cradley Heath to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Cradley Heath around 06:03 and the last train is around 23:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cradley Heath around 06:21, and the last at 23:23.

When to book Cradley Heath 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 Cradley Heath to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cradley Heath and Manchester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.