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Croydon to Manchester by train
Trains per day93
Avg. journey time4hr 21m
Travelling from Croydon to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Croydon to Manchester take around 3 hours, covering a distance of approximately 275 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Croydon and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Croydon to Manchester?
Journeys between Croydon and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 89 departures on the route from Croydon to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 109 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Croydon to Manchester?
The Croydon to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Croydon to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Croydon around 04:10 and the last train is around 22:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Croydon around 05:17, and the last at 23:40.
What's the Croydon to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Croydon to Manchester are $39.42.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $54 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $86. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Croydon 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 Croydon to Manchester by train.
Which train companies operate between Croydon and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Croydon to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- London Underground
- 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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