Which train company can I use?
The journey from Peterborough, situated in England and Manchester, 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.
How long is the train?
There are 104 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Peterborough to Manchester is around 3h10m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Manchester from Peterborough, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.
How much does it costs?
Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to check the latest available offers.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Peterborough to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Peterborough to Manchester are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £18 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £41 for your train. Thus, you may save 57% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months 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.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Peterborough and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Peterborough and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The best way to spend less on your Peterborough Manchester 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.
Why should I buy 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 Peterborough to Manchester? 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 Peterborough Manchester ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(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/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Peterborough to Manchester (one way journey).
How much do I need to pay for a railcard?
Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.
(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|
|Peterborough 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
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