Gravesend to Manchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m
  • Distance
    287 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gravesend to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Gravesend to Manchester take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 287 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gravesend and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Gravesend to Manchester?

Journeys between Gravesend and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Gravesend 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 Gravesend to Manchester?

The Gravesend to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Gravesend around 04:31 and the last train is around 23:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gravesend around 04:59, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Gravesend 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 Gravesend to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gravesend and Manchester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink
  • 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.