Manchester to Ludlow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 33m
  • Distance
    127 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Ludlow by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Ludlow take around 1 hour and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Ludlow.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Ludlow?

Direct trains from Manchester to Ludlow have been found.

We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Ludlow every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Manchester to Ludlow train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Ludlow is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 06:29 and the last train is around 20:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 06:30, and the last at 20:30.

When to book Manchester to Ludlow 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 Manchester to Ludlow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Ludlow?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

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.