Trains from Manchester to Runcorn

Manchester to Runcorn train information

Manchester Runcorn train map

Train duration 1h11m
Arrival Runcorn, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 23 Miles
Lowest train price from £10.30
Average train price £21.00

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Manchester (North West England) to Runcorn (North West England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

There are 23 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Manchester to Runcorn is around 1h11m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Runcorn from Manchester, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £10.30. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Manchester to Runcorn train tickets

from £10.30 MORE 1h07m

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Best prices for Manchester to Runcorn trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Oxford Road
Runcorn
£10.30 06/08/2024 15:48 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Runcorn
£22.80 06/08/2024 15:30 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Runcorn
£22.80 06/08/2024 16:30 15 days ago
Manchester
Oxford Road
Runcorn
£22.80 06/08/2024 15:11 15 days ago
Manchester
Oxford Road
Runcorn
£22.80 06/08/2024 15:41 15 days ago
Manchester
Oxford Road
Runcorn
£22.80 06/08/2024 16:11 15 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Manchester Runcorn train

Discount Manchester - Runcorn train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Manchester Runcorn 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 residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Manchester to Runcorn? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

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

C = average fare for a Manchester Runcorn ticket (i.e.: £20.72)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£20.72 = 4.25. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 5 trips from Manchester to Runcorn (one way journey).

How much does a railcard cost?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train 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 Runcorn train £20.72 £13.81 £6.91 4.26

(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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