Trains from Manchester to Norwich

Manchester to Norwich train information

Manchester Norwich train map

Train duration 4h42m
Arrival Norwich, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 158 Miles
  • The journey from Manchester, situated in England and Norwich, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 158 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Manchester to Norwich is normally 4h42m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Norwich from Manchester, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • 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 Norwich train tickets

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from £117.44 MORE 10h16m

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

Manchester - Norwich: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Manchester to Norwich are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £31 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £65 for your train. Thus, you may save 53% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures 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 Norwich trains

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

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Discount Manchester - Norwich train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Manchester Norwich train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to assess the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Manchester Norwich ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Norwich to Manchester (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a complete 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 Norwich 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