Trains from Manchester to Halifax

Manchester to Halifax train information

Manchester Halifax train map

Train duration -
Arrival Halifax, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 23 Miles

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Manchester, located in England and Halifax, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

How long is the train?

The train duration to get to Halifax from Manchester will change depending if the train is direct or with stops. There are 23 miles between the 2 cities.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Manchester to Halifax train tickets

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Manchester - Halifax prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Halifax by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Manchester - Halifax: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Manchester to Halifax in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £4 when buying your seat 7 days in advance which is 72% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Manchester to Halifax trains

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

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Discount Manchester - Halifax train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Manchester Halifax train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Halifax cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Halifax to Manchester, the card will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

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
Manchester to Halifax 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