Harrow to Manchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 17m
  • Distance
    247 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Harrow to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Harrow to Manchester take around 2 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Harrow and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Harrow to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Harrow 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 51 departures.

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

The Harrow to Manchester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Harrow around 05:33 and the last train is around 00:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Harrow around 06:12, and the last at 23:10.

When to book Harrow 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 Harrow to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Harrow and Manchester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • London Overground
  • Southern
  • 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.