Trains from Norwich to Manchester

Norwich to Manchester train information

Norwich Manchester train map

Train duration 5h08m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Norwich, England
Distance 158 Miles
  • There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Norwich in England to Manchester in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Manchester from Norwich. The average journey duration between Norwich to Manchester is 5h08m to travel the 158 miles.
  • Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Norwich to Manchester train tickets

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Norwich - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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The Prices for train tickets Norwich to Manchester will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £31 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £52 for your journey. Thus, you can save 41% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Norwich to Manchester trains

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

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Discount Norwich - Manchester train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Norwich Manchester 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 several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Norwich to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Norwich, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

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 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
Norwich to Manchester 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