Book Manchester To London Trains

Vacationing in the UK means travelling across cities, each having its own history and culture. Our journey planner tool helps you find all the available trains from Manchester To London, with multiple options for train tickets from Manchester To London. Manchester To London is a very busy route - so you need to plan smart, and in advance.

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Manchester - UK’s Best Place to Live

Manchester has been awarded with the most liveable place in UK for second consecutive year. Apart from being the sporting capital of UK, it is also known for its world class museums, architecture, music, nightlife, universities, and beauty of the countryside which it encompasses. Lake District which happens to be one of the most scenic locations in UK is also within reach of Manchester. Manchester has the 3rd busiest airport in UK after Heathrow and Gatwick and offers direct flight to many international destinations.

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to London is to fly. There is Non-stop as well as connecting flights between the two cities. Direct flights between the two cities are mainly operated by British Airways with journey of around one hour. The next best option to commute is to board a British train. London is a capital city of UK. There is so much to see in London and there are many trains which help you to visit some of the most popular destinations in London such as Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, the London Eye, Big Ben etc. Travelling by train to London is easy and comfortable.

Train Provider From Manchester To London Date Fare Duration
rail providers virgin trains 07:15 09:41 15 November 2018 £216.00 2 Hr 26 Min
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Manchester to London by Train

Trains from Manchester to London runs every 20 minutes. The journey of train from Manchester to London lasts approx. two hours covering a distance of 261Kms. The journey time may be longer on weekends or public holidays. The direct trains run from London Euston station to Manchester Piccadilly station. There is an additional option once an hour to change the train at Warrington Bank Quay- which adds around 20 minutes to average journey time. Euston Station is a major railway and underground station in London. The station is situated in Central London and is near to many tourist attractions including The British Library and Regent's Park. The station has large number of connections to local transport as well as additional national and international rail services.

There are 72 trains per day travelling from Manchester to London every day.  Manchester Piccadilly station is the principal railway station in Manchester providing intercity services to London Euston, Birmingham, Bristol, and Southampton amongst others.  Manchester Central is an iconic venue in the heart of Manchester and is a 20 minute walk from the station.

Manchester London train starts early in the morning around 06:05 and continues in the evening with last train departing at 23:28. No sleeper services are available on this route.

Direct trains from Manchester to London are operated by Virgin Trains. Indirect trains from Manchester to London (via Warrington Bank Quay) are provided by Arriva Trains Wales.  Train operators:

Advance Booking May Help to Travel Cheaper

Now you can travel in Manchester London train for a lot less if train ticket is booked in advance. The train tickets booked around twelve weeks in advance comes out to be cheaper because the train operators release the cheapest tickets then. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money. The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to London are £10.00. Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £22 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around £37. There are various train fares to suit the different needs of customers from commuters and business travellers who need to travel at peak times to leisure travellers who are able to travel at quieter times.

Departure To Fare Duration
Newcastle London £158.5 3 Hr 33 Min
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Leicester London £73.0 1 Hr 48 Min
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Birmingham London £74.0 2 Hr 28 Min
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Southampton London £45.6 1 Hr 59 Min
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Swansea London £70.9 3 Hr 38 Min
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Nottingham London £74.5 1 Hr 59 Min
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Oxford London £35.6 1 Hr 58 Min
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Aberdeen London £168.1 7 Hr 36 Min
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Liverpool London £148.0 2 Hr 55 Min
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Edinburgh London £70.5 4 Hr 18 Min
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Glasgow London £68.0 4 Hr 50 Min
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Portsmouth London £32.4 2 Hr 11 Min
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Bristol London £108.7 1 Hr 57 Min
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Brighton London £33.1 1 Hr 26 Min
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Hull London £115.0 2 Hr 49 Min
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Leeds London £131.5 2 Hr 26 Min
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York London £86.9 1 Hr 53 Min
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Bradford London £89.6 3 Hr 14 Min
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Sunderland London £93.2 3 Hr 29 Min
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Winchester London £39.3 1 Hr 38 Min
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Wolverhampton London £94.0 2 Hr 8 Min
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Manchester London £216.0 2 Hr 26 Min
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Buses – Cheapest Way to Travel from Manchester to London

Buses are the most economical way to travel from Manchester to London. Manchester to London Buses is available from as little as £1 + 50p booking fee.

Manchester to London bus departs from Manchester Shudehill Interchange, located in the City Centre. It is close to Victoria Train Station and the Metrolink Station joins onto the bus station making it easily accessible from all areas of the city. The bus reaches London Victoria Coach station in about 5 hours. Victoria Coach Station is located on Buckingham Palace road from where you can visit some of the capital’s most iconic sights including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. The famous West end is also within easy reach where you can find popular museums and galleries such as the National Gallery and The Royal Academy of Arts.

There are many buses that travel from Manchester to London daily with the first one departing in morning hours. The buses from Manchester to London are operated by megabus.com, national express and others. Although time consuming, travelling from Manchester to London by bus is economical in comparison to taking a flight or boarding a train.