Trains from Hereford to Manchester

Hereford to Manchester train information

Hereford Manchester train map

Train duration 2h14m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Hereford, England
Distance 101 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Hereford (West Midlands England) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
  • There are 101 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Hereford to Manchester is approximately 2h14m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Manchester from Hereford, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

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Hereford - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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Most of the time, the earlier you book your train, the cheaper it should be but there can be some exceptions. We had a look at the results from the past 6 months in order to identify the best time to get your train tickets Hereford to Manchester. The results reveal that getting your train from Hereford to Manchester in advance can be more expensive.

We found seats at £18 when buying your train 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £28 if you purchase your train 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 38% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Hereford to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Hereford and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Hereford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Hereford - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Hereford Manchester train ticket.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Hereford to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Hereford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Hereford to Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare