Shenfield to Manchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 13m
  • Distance
    269 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Shenfield to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Shenfield to Manchester take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 269 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shenfield and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Shenfield to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Shenfield to Manchester 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 90 departures.

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

The Shenfield to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Shenfield around 04:38 and the last train is around 00:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shenfield around 05:29, and the last at 23:59.

When to book Shenfield 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 Shenfield to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Shenfield and Manchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Shenfield to Manchester, 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.

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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.