Trains from Manchester to London

Manchester to London train information

Manchester London train map

Train duration 2h12m
Arrival London, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 163 Miles

Which operators can I use?

There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from Manchester in England to London in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

How long is the train?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to London from Manchester. The average train time from Manchester to London is 2h12m to cover the 163 miles.

What is the price of the train?

Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Manchester to London train tickets

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Manchester - London prices calendar

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

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Manchester - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£32

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£24

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£28

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£31

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£34

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£36

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£55

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Days before Departure

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. Purchasing your train from Manchester to London in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £24 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 57% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to London trains

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

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Manchester London train

Discount Manchester - London train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Manchester London train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Manchester London ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you on average 2 trips from London to Manchester (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.

(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 London 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

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