Train times from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

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Trains departing after 19:20, Fri 19 Oct Next trains from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Trains departing after 19:20, Fri 19 Oct
19:20
2h 8m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
2h 8m Direct
Direct
Off peak
21:28
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Off-Peak
19:40
2h 14m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
2h 14m Direct
Direct
Off peak
21:54
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Off-Peak
20:00
2h 4m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
2h 4m Direct
Direct
Off peak
22:04
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Off-Peak
20:40
2h 6m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
2h 6m Direct
Direct
Super off peak
22:46
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Super Off-Peak
21:00
2h 8m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
2h 8m Direct
Direct
Super off peak
23:08
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Super Off-Peak
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London to Manchester: the journey lowdown

Travelling across the UK comes with its fair share of quandaries, so we put together this fun fact sheet to give you all the info you need to know about trains from London to Manchester.

The unofficial capital of the north, Manchester is abuzz with history and culture. From the Royal Exchange Theatre and the Manchester Art Gallery to Junkyard Golf, Manchester House and Funkademia, you can paint the town red 24/7.

Our trains run from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly frequently, so you’ve got plenty of options when booking your tickets. If you want to make a saving on them, book in advance and make sure you travel during Off-Peak times.

Average journey time from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly:
2hr 6m

How long does it take to travel from London to Manchester by train?

It takes approx. 2hr 6m to get the train from London to Manchester - so sit back, relax, and enjoy TV shows, movies, games and great reads using our free onboard entertainment service. If you’re travelling during public holidays or weekends, it may take a little longer.

Can you travel from London to Manchester direct by train?

Yes you can! All our trains go direct, starting from London Euston and ending at Manchester Piccadilly.

What time is the first train from London to Manchester

The first train leaves London Euston at 06:16. Avoid a foggy-headed early morning ticket rush and book yours in advance.

What time is the last train from London to Manchester

You can catch the last train back to Manchester at 23:00.

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