Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    17:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 27m
  • Distance
    166 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester take around 4 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 166 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Douglas Isle of Man and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester?

Journeys between Douglas Isle of Man and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester?

The Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Douglas Isle of Man around 06:00 and the last train is around 17:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Douglas Isle of Man around 07:30, and the last at 16:45.

When to book Douglas Isle of Man 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 Douglas Isle of Man to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Douglas Isle of Man and Manchester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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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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.