Trains from Manchester to Middlesbrough

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Manchester to Middlesbrough train information

Manchester Middlesbrough train map

Train duration 2h18m
Arrival Middlesbrough, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 86 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £28.90
Average train price £55.00

Which train company can I use?

The journey from Manchester, situated in England and Middlesbrough, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: TransPennine Express.

How much times does it take?

There are 86 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Manchester to Middlesbrough is approximately 2h18m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Middlesbrough from Manchester, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

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

We found tickets from £28.90 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Manchester to Middlesbrough train tickets

from £28.90 MORE 4h08m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 3h11m
from £5.65 MORE 2h45m
Flight
from £145.19 MORE 19h52m

Manchester - Middlesbrough prices calendar

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

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Megabus£9

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National Express£12

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

Manchester - Middlesbrough: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£25

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£24

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£25

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£41

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Manchester to Middlesbrough tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 3 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £24 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £41 for your trip. Thus, you will save 41% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 3 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Manchester to Middlesbrough trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£28.90 21/01/2019 20:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£31.70 19/01/2019 20:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£31.70 19/01/2019 20:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£55.40 19/01/2019 13:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£55.40 19/01/2019 11:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£55.40 19/01/2019 13:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£55.40 19/01/2019 15:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£55.40 19/01/2019 07:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£55.40 21/01/2019 18:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Middlesbrough
Stockton
£55.40 21/01/2019 19:05 TransPennine Express 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Manchester Middlesbrough train

Discount Manchester - Middlesbrough train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Manchester Middlesbrough 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 several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Manchester to Middlesbrough? Grab your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a Manchester Middlesbrough ticket (i.e.: £54.49)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£54.49 = 1.62. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Manchester to Middlesbrough (one way trip).

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 Middlesbrough train £54.49 £36.32 £18.16 1.62

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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