Manchester to Romford by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    21:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 10m
  • Distance
    268 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Romford by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Romford take around 3 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 268 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Romford.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Romford?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Manchester to Romford 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 38 departures.

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

The Manchester to Romford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Romford is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 21:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:25, and the last at 20:55.

When to book Manchester to Romford 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 Romford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Romford?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • TfL Rail
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Romford to Manchester by train

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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.