Trains from Stirling to Manchester

Stirling to Manchester train information

Stirling Manchester train map

Train duration 4h33m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Stirling, Scotland
Distance 194 Miles
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Stirling in Scotland to Manchester in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 194 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Stirling to Manchester is approximately 4h33m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Manchester from Stirling, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

Best prices for Stirling to Manchester train tickets

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Stirling - Manchester prices calendar

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The Prices for train tickets Stirling to Manchester will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £14 whereas when buying your ticket 7 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £26 for your journey. Thus, you can save 46% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance rather than 7 days in advance.

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 Stirling to Manchester trains

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

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Stirling Manchester train

Discount Stirling - Manchester train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Stirling Manchester train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.

Why should I buy a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Stirling Manchester 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 approximately 2 trips from Manchester to Stirling (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

What is the cost of a railcard?

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for one 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
Stirling 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