Manchester to Workington by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 43m
  • Distance
    156 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 44m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Workington by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Workington take around 2 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 156 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Workington.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Workington?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Manchester to Workington 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 25 departures.

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

The Manchester to Workington train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Workington is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57 and the last train is around 00:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:54, and the last at 22:26.

When to book Manchester to Workington 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 Workington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Workington?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Workington 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.