Manchester to Worcester by train

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 20m
  • Distance
    142 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Worcester by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Worcester take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Worcester.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Worcester?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Manchester to Worcester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 35 departures.

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

The Manchester to Worcester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Worcester is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:11 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 22:35.

When to book Manchester to Worcester 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 Worcester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Worcester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Worcester 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.