Whitehaven to Manchester by train

  • First train
    06:18
  • Last train
    22:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m
  • Distance
    149 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Whitehaven to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Whitehaven to Manchester take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 149 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Whitehaven and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Whitehaven to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Whitehaven to Manchester 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 24 departures.

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

The Whitehaven to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Whitehaven around 06:18 and the last train is around 22:09. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Whitehaven 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 Whitehaven to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Whitehaven and Manchester?

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

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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.